Monday, November 23, 2015

In Case You Missed It - Nov 23

Red Cross volunteer Richard Gallis at the scene of a fire in Queens.
Photo recently featured in Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine photo essay.
(photo credit: Marko Kokic)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 115 adults and 55 children following 55 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities (see below).

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events and Opportunities
  • Win a Deluxe Emergency Preparedness Kit by taking the online emergency preparedness training. You’ll be automatically entered to win. This contest is open to residents of New York City, Long Island, Orange, Sullivan, Rockland, Putnam and Westchester Counties. Four winners will be chosen each month (notified via email).
  • Dec 3-6: For Long Islanders, we invite you to join us for the 20th Anniversary of Champions for Charity!
  • Dec 5: Our #GetAlarmedNYC campaign needs volunteers to support daily installation teams every week. The campaign also needs volunteers to support our upcoming Mega Event in Jackson Heights (Queens) on December 5th. Sign up for a Home Fire Campaign shift today (link for Red Cross Volunteers).

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