Monday, June 17, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Former GNY Red Crossers Hector Pereira and Mitch Kassel responding to flooding in Florida.
From June 10-16, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 113 adults and 40 children following 32 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • June 20: The 6th “We Were There” panel discussion (Zoom registration) will focus on our GNY members who have expertise in working with families and children across multiple lines of service.
  • June 23: Join us for our FY24 Volunteer Awards Ceremony (registered volunteers only) as we recognize the outstanding contributions of our dedicated volunteers. We look forward to seeing you all there to share some Lunch and some quality time!
  • June 24: Join the SI COAD for the Spring 2024 Tabletop Exercise, hosted in collaboration with the American Red Cross of Greater New York. This engaging, discussion-based event offers a valuable opportunity to collaborate with a range of local organizations and stakeholders and explore various role(s) during a disaster scenario.

Monday, June 10, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Long Island Hurricane Preparedness Press Conference.
From June 3-9, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 167 adults and 32 children following 53 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past 2 weeks and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Volunteers like Doreen Brienza placed flags at Calverton National Cemetery for Memorial Day.
From May 20-27, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 125 adults and 49 children following 51 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Red Cross Responders assisting displaced residents after Bronx fire.
From May 13-19, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 119 adults and 55 children following 44 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Corporate Partner Mastercard and other community groups and volunteers installed free
smoke alarms in Queen's homes for Sound the Alarm NYC. (Photo: Erika Byrnes Guerrero)
From May 6-12, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 148 adults and 45 children following 37 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • More extreme weather means more volunteers are needed. The American Red Cross invites you to Spring into Action by becoming a volunteer today. Learn more! #SpringIntoAction
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Monday, May 6, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Darth Vader took time out of conquering the galaxy to donate blood on "May the 4th."
From Apr. 29 - May 5, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 173 adults and 54 children following 45 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events and Activities
  • More extreme weather means more volunteers are needed. The American Red Cross invites you to Spring into Action by becoming a volunteer today. Learn more! #SpringIntoAction
  • May 8: Join us in New York City to help install free smoke alarms for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Monday, April 29, 2024

In Case You Missed It

The #RedWhiteBall honored heroes in our community who rise above tremendous obstacles to help others.
From Apr. 22-28, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 201 adults and 57 children following 41 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • May 1: Join us on Long Island to help install free smoke alarms in Mastic and surrounding communities for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 2: Celebrate our amazing volunteers in New York City with a Volunteer Appreciation event at our GNY HQ, starting at 6pm. RSVP here.
  • May 8: Join us in New York City to help install free smoke alarms for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.