Tuesday, November 14, 2023

In Case You Missed It

Red Crossers marching in the NYC Veterans Day Parade. (Photo: Eric Strausman)

Over the last seven days, the Red Cross in Greater New York has provided emergency assistance to 149 adults and 39 children following 44 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

  • Dec 2 (Rescheduled): At Prepare the Town: Mount Vernon, the American Red Cross and the City of Mount Vernon want to help prepare you and your community for emergencies, including home fires. Join us for free giveaways, demonstrations, veterans' resources, and other safety activities!
  • Dec 2: Red Cross Board Member in MNYN and Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey is challenging the community to schedule 100 new appointments to donate blood in honor of his 100th blood donation, hosting a Battle of the Badges Blood Drive in Greenwich, Conn. Go to redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: GREENPOLICE or schedule a BloodLink appointment at another time using this link.
  • Dec 9: Red Cross volunteers will be tabling at the City of White Plains Volunteer & Wellness Festival from 12p to 4p at The Westchester (4th Floor), 125 Westchester Avenue. Come say hello!

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