Monday, September 14, 2015

In Case You Missed It - Sept 14

Remembering 9/11: Red Cross Volunteers supporting 9/11 emergency workers.

Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 49 adults and 18 children following 34 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities (see below).

Last Week in Review

The great Joe Spaccarelli giving a little motivation to the runners in the 1st Inaugural Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon in Support of Our Veterans!
Posted by Vivian Moy on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Upcoming Events and Opportunities
  • Sept 14 and 16: Red Cross blood drives; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • Sept 18 and 25: The American Red Cross, in partnership with the Manhattan VA, will be participating in two "Resume Writing and Job Skills Training" sessions to assist military veterans looking for employment.
  • Sept 24-25: For the historic visit of Pope Francis to NYC, Red Cross is looking for volunteers to serve in a variety of functions. These include mental health, health services and mass care. Red Cross volunteers can sign up to participate here.
  • Oct 3: Please join us for an unforgettable day as our Home Fire Preparedness Campaign travels to Brooklyn on October 3 to install free smoke alarms and teach fire safety! This is a great way to help the New York City community and to meet other Red Cross volunteers! For Red Cross volunteers, sign up to be an installer, educators/documenter, driver, or logistics/staffing here. Training will be provided.

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