Monday, January 16, 2017

In Case You Missed It - Jan 16

Red Cross supporting first responders at a 5-Alarm Bronx warehouse fire. (Photo: Francisco Resto)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 121 adults and 48 children following 57 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 3, 5, 6, 9: Red Cross blood drive: 2 to 7pm: 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • Jan 16 and 21: #GetAlarmedNYC is coming to Sunset Park, Brooklyn to help make the community safer one home at a time. On MLK Day, we will be taking appointments and then on Saturday, we will be installing smoke alarms in the community. Volunteer to help out, or sign up to get a free smoke alarm installed in your home.
  • Jan 28: Want to become a part of the Red Cross Movement and help change the world one community at a time? Register to attend our volunteer orientation and learn about the many ways you can impact your community and make new friends by volunteering with the American Red Cross. 
  • Feb 6: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Class is a free workshop that explores the history of the Movement from its inception with the ICRC in 1863 all the way to the three components of the Movement today. Register today!


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