On Wednesday October 14, 2015, more than 500 guests will gather at Gotham Hall for our annual Honoring our Heroes Gala.
The evening celebrates the Red Cross mission, recognizes those who make our mission possible and pays tribute to everyday heroes who have performed extraordinary acts in the face of adversity.
There are heroes all around us. Today, we share the story of East Village resident Blake Farber. This past March, moments after an explosion rocked an East Village building, Blake came forward to pull a restaurant worker to safety.
Here is Blake’s story: