|Greater NY Automobile Dealers Association, Pam Farr (center) and |
General Eric M. Smith (right) were honored at the Red and White Ball.
Last Week in Review
- ABC7NY, News 12 and 1010 Wins reported on the Red Cross assisting residents following flooding that led to a wall collapse in the Tremont section of the Bronx.
- The Daily Voice reported on the Long Island Red Cross assisting a family after a fire in Lake View on Long Island last Saturday.
- Sadly, there were two fatal fires last week. ABC7NY, Gothamist, CBS NY, NY1 and NBC NY reported on the fires in Elmhurst and Brooklyn and the Red Cross supporting families.
- Last Saturday, the Metro NY North Chapter held its annual Red and White Ball, an incredible evening to benefit the American Red Cross. Thank you to each and every donor, sponsor and supporter. View photos from the event here.
- NYC Home Fire Campaign Team kicked off "Sound the Alarm" 2023 by installing 41 smoke alarms in 20 homes and educate 31 residents in the Bronx.
- Westchester County Executive George Latimer and NY State Assemblyman Matt Slater recorded a PSA in support of the Sound the Alarm program. Stay tuned for the video!
- We featured volunteer Gayle Colacicco in this story about her decades of service to the military and the Red Cross that has taken her across the U.S. and to numerous countries.
- Two Saturdays ago, Queens Disaster Action Team and Home Fire Team volunteers gathered at the Corona Public Library to celebrate #NationalVolunteerWeek & #EarthDay.
- The Long Island Red Cross welcomed two new board members.
- May 6: Sound the Alarm is coming to New Rochelle! Sign up for free smoke alarm installations here.
- May 18: Spring into Action! Join Us at our Volunteer Information Session to learn about how you can make a difference!