Tuesday, May 25, 2021

In Case You Missed It - May 26th

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 189 adults and 90 children following 61 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review:

Upcoming Events and Activities
  • June 1: Join us for our virtual event - The Pillowcase Project - which is a free virtual emergency preparedness education class that teaches children (ages 7-12) about emergency preparedness and is free and open to all.
  • June 7, 14: PARENTS IN GREENWICH AND WESTCHESTER: Registration is open for Safety Town! Join us virtually for a comprehensive one-week safety education program offered every summer by the American Red Cross Metro NY North Chapter. Under guidance of classroom teachers and with the help of representatives from the police, fire, EMS departments and other community helpers, children learn safety tips in a virtual classroom setting and are fitted with their own bike safety helmet that they keep. Sessions available the week of June 7th and June 14th. All sessions will be on Zoom. Registration is OPEN. Scholarships available. Visit Safetytown.givesmart.com to register today!
  • June 8: Sign up for our virtual event--Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes and Hands Only CPR--a free training, co-hosted by Senator Alexis Weik, on what you and your community can do when an emergency occurs.

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