Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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Red Cross Responders assisting 25 residents after a fire on Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn. (Source: News 12)
From Feb. 12-18, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 146 adults and 31 children following 42 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Monday, February 12, 2024

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Our Preparedness Team featured on Operation 7: Save a Life on ABC7.
From Feb 5-11, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 196 adults and 54 children following 48 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Monday, February 5, 2024

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Metro NY North Red Cross assisted 4 families after a fire in Peekskill. (Source: News 12)

From January 29 to Feb 4, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 120 adults and 36 children following 42 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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News 12 spoke with Sickle Cell Warrior Ashley Flowers about the importance of donating blood.

From January 22 to 28, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 183 adults and 50 children following 59 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • In 2024, resolve to gift your skills through pro bono work. During large disasters, the Red Cross is looking for licensed mental health professionals to support the emotional health of individuals, families, and communities. Sign up to volunteer with us!
  • Feb 5-8: Mark your calendars for the upcoming Red Cross Blood Drive at West Point Military Academy.
  • Feb 21: Join us for a virtual Volunteer Info Session to learn more about how you can make a difference in your community and help people when they need it the most.
  • Mar 6: Join us in Manhattan as the American Red Cross recognizes civic leaders and heroic individuals who embody our humanitarian mission at the annual Red Cross Heroes Gala.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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Red Cross responded to a fire on Holland Avenue in the Williamsbridge section of The Bronx.
(Photo: Síle Moloney/Norwood News)

From January 16 to 22, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 249 adults and 77 children following 51 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

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Red Cross Responders assist residents after a tree collapsed on a Queens home.
From January 8 to 14, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 146 adults and 45 children following 52 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • What if in 2024 you can make a difference for people on the worst day of their lives? From a single-family fire to large-scale hurricane or flood, Recovery Care Caseworkers meet the disaster-caused needs of individuals and families by matching Red Cross assistance and community resources to their needs.
  • Jan 27: Come join us at the In Person Volunteer Open House to discuss our open volunteer positions, answer questions and assist with the volunteer application process. Snacks will be provided after the presentation.

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

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Red Cross volunteers Jonathan Liles and Mary Cueva pack up smoke alarms in preparation for a Home Fire Campaign installation appointment in the Bronx. (Photo: Frederic Klein)

From January 1 to 7, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 128 adults and 54 children following 47 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • EMERGENCY BLOOD SHORTAGE: The Red Cross blood supply has fallen to critically low levels. Your blood or platelet donation is needed now to help alleviate the shortage and ensure lifesaving medical procedures are not delayed. Don’t wait – sign up to donate.
  • Jan 12: Join national Red Cross leaders Brad Kieserman, Jennifer Pipa, and Koby Langley at a Special Town Hall Meeting. They will provide an update on operations across the country, share their vision for 2024, and answer your questions. RSVP via this link.
  • Jan 27: Come join us at the In Person Volunteer Open House to discuss our open volunteer positions, answer questions and assist with the volunteer application process. Snacks will be provided after the presentation.