Monday, February 16, 2015

In Case You Missed It- February 16

Red Cross staff members alongside representatives from the American Kennel Club, AKC Reunite and NYC OEM. 
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 146 adults and 46 children following 62 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of some upcoming events.

Last Week In Review 
One of the many gifts placed in "Comfort Kits" assembled by Primrose Elementary School kids in honor of Stephanie Crispanelli. 

Upcoming Events
  • Feb. 16, 19 and 21: Red Cross blood drives; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Click here to register.
  • Feb. 21: Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) volunteers will provide information and support to service members returning from deployment and their family members at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, N.Y. Learn moreabout our SAF program.
  • Feb. 21: The Long Island Red Cross will train students at the Merchant Marine Academy in  Great Neck, N.Y. to assist displaced residents at Red Cross shelters following local disasters. Learn more about the Long island RedCross.
  • Mar. 10: The Brooklyn Nets will be hosting an American Red Cross Awareness Night. Forevery discounted ticket sold here versus the New Orleans Pelicans, the Brooklyn Nets will a portion pf the proceeds to the Red Cross. If 200 tickets are sold, the Red Cross will honored with a special halftime recognition.

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