|Solferino, Italy (Photo: Barry Ritter)|
Last Week in Review
- On Sunday, Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to 5 families impacted by a fire on Heltman Dr in Spring Valley.
- This past June, several Red Crossers from Greater NY attended a huge gathering of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers in Solferino, Italy, the birthplace of the Red Cross. Learn more about this inspiring trip.
- NYC Council Member Mark Levine and NYC State Senator Robert Jackson went out to install free smoke alarms last Thursday to help #EndHomeFires in their districts.
- Volunteer Mia Hubbert stars in our Instagram series #MyRedCrossLife, sharing about a very emotional experience she had after a home fire.
- JASA senior agency highlighted their preparedness partnership with the our Red Cross family on Tuesday to help us provide preparedness training and supplies to NY seniors.
- We celebrated #WorldHumanitarianDay last Monday by honoring women humanitarians who support their communities in the U.S and around the globe.
Upcoming Events and Opportunities
- We are actively recruiting for the following volunteer positions: Visual Storyteller, Disability Integration Volunteer, Transportation Volunteer, Recruitment Support Volunteer. Apply today at www.redcross.org/volunteer! For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Calling all runners! Join Team Red Cross at #TCSNYCMarathon and help us be there when people have nowhere else to go after a disaster. There aren't many spots left, so sign up today: http://ow.ly/MbHK50vaByI