Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In Case You Missed It - Jan 30

Hunter College Red Cross Club Volunteers installing smoke alarms in Hastings-on-Hudson. (Photo: Carolyn Sherwin)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 134 adults and 65 children following 58 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 31, Feb 7, 8: Red Cross blood drive: 2 to 7pm: 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • Feb 4: #GetAlarmedNYC is coming to Sugar Hill and Harlem to help make the community safer one home at a time. Volunteer to help out
  • Feb 6: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Class is a free workshop that explores the history of the Global Red Cross Network, from the founding of the ICRC in 1863 to the establishment of the IFRC to the 1919 to the creation of National Societies present in 190 countries today. Register today
  • Feb 10: We are thrilled to announce that from now through Feb 10, One World Observatory will support American Red Cross donating $5 for each Standard Admission Ticket and $10 for each Priority Access Ticket sold via this special link. We hope to see you there!

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