Monday, May 3, 2021

In Case You Missed It

Fairview Fire Department installed over 300 free fire alarms in 4 days.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 86 adults and 30 children following 42 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
  • This past week, the American Red Cross in Greater NY set a goal to fundraise $2021 to support our Sound the Alarm campaign to #EndHomeFires, our nation’s most frequent disaster.
  • Last week in partnership with the American Red Cross, the Fairview Fire Department installed over 300 free smoke alarms in just four days as a part of our Sound the Alarm effort to #EndHomeFires.
  • On Thursday, our volunteers assisted a family of 5, providing financial assistance, emergency housing and more, following a home fire in Brooklyn.
  • On Sunday, we shared that we are working alongside the Greenwich Fire Department this month to help #EndHomeFires by installing free smoke alarms in Greenwich, CT.
  • Over the weekend, we shared the NFL Auction page where you can bid on Super Bowl tickets, signed memorabilia and more to support the Red Cross mission, as part of our #HeroesForHumanity virtual event.
  • On Wednesday, we shared Red Cross President & CEO Gail McGovern’s story about the life-changing experience getting her COVID-19 vaccination and how the moment left her feeling reassured and safe.

Upcoming Events and Activities

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