Last Week in Review
- Sunday morning, Governor Hochul announced Ontario and Orange County, NY, are in a State of Emergency due to significant flooding from heavy rainfall. Our colleagues from the Eastern New York Region Red Cross are operating a shelter at Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Highland Falls, Orange County, for impacted residents.
- CEO of Red Cross Long Island, Jose Dominguez, joined News 12 for a segment on hurricane preparedness. Way to go, Jose!
- Wednesday morning, News 12 reported the Greater NY Red Cross assisted 3 families after a fire spread through an apartment building in Brooklyn.
- NY State Assembly Members Brian Cunningham and Kenneth Zebrowski are helping to “Sound the Alarm” about home fires with their video PSAs.
- Learn more about how marathon runners Ian, Owen, and Abang will support the Red Cross by running in the upcoming NYC Marathon in November.
- Last Monday at Doles Recreation Center, Red Cross caseworkers provided assistance to Mount Vernon residents affected by the fire on Sidney Avenue.
Upcoming Events and Activities
- July 11, 12: Join us at our Blood Drive with Assemblymember Carl E. Heastie and our Blood Drive at Veterans Memorial Bldg. Schedule to donate using sponsor code: Bronx (11th) or Harrison (12th)
- Seeking a meaningful experience that'll enrich your future career while serving others? Apply to our American Red Cross Civic Corps Program. Work on mission-critical projects during this 10-month national service experience in volunteer management.
- October 26: Get tickets for the Long Island Heroes Celebration: the signature fundraising event for the American Red Cross on Long Island.