Monday, October 16, 2023

In Case You Missed It

LI Red Cross CEO Jose Dominguez and volunteers were honored at the NY Islanders Opening Day.

Over the last seven days, the Red Cross in Greater New York has provided emergency assistance to 81 adults and 17 children following 30 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • Are you a licensed medical professional ready to help your community? Help us grow our volunteer workforce this fall. With just a few simple actions you can ensure the Red Cross can support your neighbors in need after a disaster.
  • Oct 18: Explore the critical challenges faced by children in conflict zones. In partnership with the American Red Cross and Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, this webinar sheds light on the existing legal and policy frameworks, emphasizing the essential advancements for heightened protection.
  • Oct 25: The 2023 film “Oppenheimer” led audiences on a tour de force through J. Robert Oppenheimer's work on the Manhattan Project, which ushered in a new era of destruction in war. Join the American Red Cross as we use the film to explore the dawn of the nuclear era and its intersection with the law.
  • Oct 26: This fall, we will recognize heroic individuals and compassionate leaders who embody our humanitarian mission at the Long Island Heroes Celebration. Join us for an evening of cocktails, fine dining, and music, as well as one-of-a-kind auction items.

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