Tuesday, February 1, 2022

In Case You Missed It

Board member Heather Goodchild training on NextGen Emergency Response Vehicles. (Photo: Vivian Moy)

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 99 adults and 31 children following 46 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below

Last Week in Review
  • Last Thursday, News 12 reported that the Red Cross assisted residents displaced by a fire in Flatbush, Brooklyn. 
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • Nurses and other health professionals are needed to support our lifesaving mission. Become a Red Cross volunteer today and join our Disaster Health Services team.
  • RED CROSS BLOOD CRISIS: Amid all the other strains on healthcare providers, a Red Cross blood shortage is forcing doctors to make tough decisions about who receives blood transfusions & who must wait until more blood is available. You can help! Find a Red Cross blood drive near you by visiting rcblood.org/donate. For blood drives in NYC and Long Island, visit aabb.org.

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