Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In Case You Missed It - May 22

American Red Cross Greater NY provided assistance to the NYRR Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon. (Photo: Oonagh Turrito)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 61 adults and 17 children following 44 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
  • May 19, 23, 25: Red Cross blood drive: 2 to 7pm: 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • June 10: The 2017 Full-Scale Exercise, American Red Cross in Greater New York's regional opportunity to test and train our current plans, policies, and procedures for serving our clients in a large-scale Disaster Relief Operation. We are looking for volunteer actors to play the roles as survivors in a shelter. Please complete this form if you are interested in participating in the Full-Scale Exercise as an actor. 
  • June 15: The American Red Cross on Long Island will celebrate 100 years of service to the Long Island community and recognize heroes from the community who embody the spirit of the Red Cross at its Centennial Celebration Gala on June 15, 2017, at the Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, NY
  • Aug 22-27: Do you like to volunteer? Do you like golf? If so, have we got an opportunity for you! Sign up today to volunteer at THE NORTHERN TRUST at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, NY 8/22-8/27. For $75 you gain daily access to the tournament for you and a guest, a logoed polo shirt & baseball cap, and much more. Plus, your efforts will support the mission of the American Red Cross. Learn more here.

1 comment:

  1. Skarlatos father was Manolis, has the same name as the father of the man who was born on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building opening day!


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