Monday, August 20, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Aug 20

Red Cross Volunteers and Partners installing free smoke alarms in Flushing over the weekend.
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 81 adults and 30 children following 39 disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities (see below).

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events and Opportunities
  • Aug 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan and other locations. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Aug 26: We will partner with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and FDNY Foundation to help "Sound the Alarm" by installing free smoke alarms in Staten Island. Learn more by clicking here.
  • Oct 10: Join us for the annual American Red Cross: Heroes Among Us Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom to celebrate the civic leaders and heroic individuals who embody our humanitarian mission.
  • Nov 4: The American Red Cross Greater New York Region is proud to Run for the Red in November at the TCS New York City Marathon. Come be a part of Team Red Cross and sign up by Thursday, September 13! Space is limited, so secure your spot today! For more information, contact Bob Estremera at or 212-875-2091.

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