Monday, January 18, 2016

In Case You Missed It - Jan 18

For MLK Jr. Day, the Red Cross and HOPE Worldwide returned to Harlem to install smoke alarms.
(Photo: Lori-Ann Pizzarelli)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 129 adults and 23 children following 56 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
  • Jan 19, 21: Red Cross blood drive; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • Jan 23: The Red Cross “Restoring Family Links” program and many other city agencies will be on hand at the Family Resource Day taking place at P.S. 24, 427 38th St, Brooklyn, N.Y. from 9am to 1pm, to provide many services for immigrant families. 
  • Jan 24: ABC7’s Bill Ritter will be hosting the station’s annual Operation 7 Save-a-Life campaign program at 7:30 pm. Tune in to see the Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign featured.. 
  • Feb 6: The #GetAlarmedNYC campaign to help save lives by installing free smoke alarms in the community will make its way to West Brighton, Staten Island next month. Volunteer or sign up for a free smoke alarm installation at

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