Monday, July 13, 2015

In Case You Missed It - July 13

Red Cross Staff and Volunteers installing free smoke alarms in Brooklyn. (Photo: Ronnie Rigos)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 63 adults and 32 children following 33 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming events (see below).

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events
  • July 13: The Town of Hempstead is holding a fundraising Swim-A-Cross event in Bellmore, N.Y.
  • July 14-15: Disaster Cycle Services is holding its summer All-Hands Meeting throughout the GNY region chapters over the course of three days. Red Cross volunteers should check their emails to RSVP.
  • July 15, 17: Red Cross blood drives; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • June 18: Volunteers will be canvassing neighborhoods in Westchester and Long Island to teach fire safety and install free smoke alarms as part of the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. If you are interested in a full-time leadership position to help prevent home fires in New York City, check out the following listings: Regional Individual and Community Preparedness Manager, Operations Manager, Manager, Information & Planning, Lead Specialists for Brooklyn Operations and Bronx Operations.

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