Tuesday, September 12, 2023

In Case You Missed It

Celebrating the newly renovated Metro NY North Chapter building in Greenwich, CT. (Photo: Dan Neiman)

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross has provided emergency assistance to 153 adults and 36 children following 41 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
  • Sept 13-14: Come get informed or reminded on what you should be doing to maintain your Individual Hurricane Readiness. The aim of this Zoom Webinar is to reduce the impact of storms on you and your family.
  • Sept. 12-14: For GNY Volunteers, as we prepare for any potential future hurricanes, we have some classes and just in time training set for this week. It is encouraged you attend if you need to refresh your memory or if you want to learn more about a position and be able to help out during the operation (must have Volunteer Connection account).
  • Sept 13: Even War Has Rules is a dynamic discussion of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and how it governs armed conflict (must have Volunteer Connection account to register).
  • Sept 18: Are you a young woman professional who is passionate about helping others? Do you want to be part of positive change? We invite you to join the American Red Cross in Greater New York for the 2023-2024 kick-off of Clara’s Council!
  • Oct 26: Get tickets for the Long Island Heroes Celebration, the signature fundraising event for the American Red Cross on Long Island.

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