Monday, June 10, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Long Island Hurricane Preparedness Press Conference.
From June 3-9, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 167 adults and 32 children following 53 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past 2 weeks and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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Volunteers like Doreen Brienza placed flags at Calverton National Cemetery for Memorial Day.
From May 20-27, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 125 adults and 49 children following 51 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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Red Cross Responders assisting displaced residents after Bronx fire.
From May 13-19, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 119 adults and 55 children following 44 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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Corporate Partner Mastercard and other community groups and volunteers installed free
smoke alarms in Queen's homes for Sound the Alarm NYC. (Photo: Erika Byrnes Guerrero)
From May 6-12, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 148 adults and 45 children following 37 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • More extreme weather means more volunteers are needed. The American Red Cross invites you to Spring into Action by becoming a volunteer today. Learn more! #SpringIntoAction
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Monday, May 6, 2024

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Darth Vader took time out of conquering the galaxy to donate blood on "May the 4th."
From Apr. 29 - May 5, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 173 adults and 54 children following 45 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • More extreme weather means more volunteers are needed. The American Red Cross invites you to Spring into Action by becoming a volunteer today. Learn more! #SpringIntoAction
  • May 8: Join us in New York City to help install free smoke alarms for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Monday, April 29, 2024

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The #RedWhiteBall honored heroes in our community who rise above tremendous obstacles to help others.
From Apr. 22-28, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 201 adults and 57 children following 41 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • May 1: Join us on Long Island to help install free smoke alarms in Mastic and surrounding communities for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 2: Celebrate our amazing volunteers in New York City with a Volunteer Appreciation event at our GNY HQ, starting at 6pm. RSVP here.
  • May 8: Join us in New York City to help install free smoke alarms for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

In Case You Missed It

Alina and her team noticed a gas odor while installing free smoke alarms. (Photo: Lisa Weatherbee)
From Apr. 15-21, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 96 adults and 36 children following 34 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • Apr 27: The Red & White Ball honors heroes in our community who rise above tremendous obstacles to help others. Our honorees will share stories that highlight the strength, courage and humanity that is found within each of us.
  • May 1: Join us on Long Island to help install free smoke alarms in Mastic and surrounding communities for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 2: Celebrate our amazing volunteers in New York City with a Volunteer Appreciation event at our GNY HQ, starting at 6pm. RSVP here.
  • May 8: Join us in New York City to help install free smoke alarms for a Sound the Alarm event. Sign up here.
  • May 16: Join us online to learn how you can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer. Discover the various opportunities available and how you can contribute to our mission of helping those in need.

Monday, April 15, 2024

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Sound the Alarms comes to Long Beach to help make the community safer with free smoke alarms.
(Photo: Eric Strausman)
From Apr. 8-14, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 91 adults and 33 children following 35 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Monday, April 8, 2024

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Preparedness Team joined the Greenwich Fire Department to teach 3-graders about fire safety.
From Apr. 1-7, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 110 adults and 28 children following 45 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

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To commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day, our Service to the Armed Forces volunteers participated in three events this week sponsored by the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System.
From Mar. 25-31, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 156 adults and 52 children following 40 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • What’s one goal you’d like to achieve this year? How about giving a few hours of your time to help people in your community by signing up to volunteer with us! Learn more on how to get started. #ResolveToVolunteer
  • Apr 2: The Paramount Hudson Valley and the Red Cross are teaming up together and holding a Blood Drive on April 2, 2024 from 11:30am – 4:30pm at the Paramount. To Schedule an appointment, please visit RedCrossBlood.org. Type in 10566, click Find a Drive, click Paramount Hudson Valley and schedule your time.
  • Apr 4-7: Save the date for our Disaster Ready Summit, which will be held at our GNY HQ in Manhattan and will feature courses such as Civilian Critical Casualty Care, Naloxone, We Were There, and Active Shooter Training. Contact GNY.DWE@redcross.org with questions.
  • Apr 27: Join Us for a Night Under the Stars and Stripes! The Red & White Ball honors heroes in our community who rise above tremendous obstacles to help others. Our honorees will share stories that highlight the strength, courage and humanity that is found within each of us.

Monday, March 25, 2024

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Greater New York Red Cross and its partners were out in force to install smoke alarms in Peekskill and the Bronx.
From Mar. 18-24, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 166 adults and 58 children following 48 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • During large disasters, the Red Cross is looking for licensed mental health professionals to support the emotional health of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Apr 4-7: Save the date for our Disaster Ready Summit, which will be held at our GNY HQ in Manhattan and will feature courses such as Civilian Critical Casualty Care, Naloxone, We Were There, and Active Shooter Training. Contact GNY.DWE@redcross.org with questions.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

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Red Cross Responders assist residents after a fire in the Marble Hill section of the Bronx.
From Mar. 12-18, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 185 adults and 30 children following 31 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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  • Disasters harm families. Volunteers are needed to help comfort and support people who are forced from their homes due to fires, storms, and other emergencies, so they don’t have to face tough times alone. Join the American Red Cross Disaster Team!
  • Mar 21: Join this Women's History Month celebration during Share the Red spotlighting Women Red Crossers who have over 20+ years of dedication to service and the ARC mission.
  • Mar 23: Join us for a National Sound the Alarm event in Peekskill, NY to help educate people about fire safety and install free smoke alarms. No prior experience necessary, training provided. Register here.
  • Apr 4-7: Save the date for our Disaster Ready Summit, which will be held at our GNY HQ in Manhattan and will feature courses such as Civilian Critical Casualty Care, Naloxone, We Were There, and Active Shooter Training. Contact GNY.DWE@redcross.org with questions.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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Last year's Good Samaritan Hero, Fritz Sam (center) celebrating with this year's National Hero Brandon Tsay (left) and Good Samaritan Hero Juan Dilone (right) at the Red Cross Heroes Gala. (Photo: Up Studios) 
From Mar. 5-11, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 108 adults and 30 children following 31 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week (See below):

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  • Every day, the American Red Cross sees the heartbreak of people trying to cope with more intense storms, heavier rainfall, higher temperatures, stronger hurricanes, and more devastating wildfires. #SpringIntoAction and learn more about how you can help.
  • Mar 11: March is Red Cross Month! Join us for a Virtual Volunteer Information Session to learn about our many volunteer opportunities and how you can support our life saving mission in your community.
  • Mar 23: Join us for a National Sound the Alarm event in Peekskill, NY to help educate people about fire safety and install free smoke alarms. No prior experience necessary, training provided. Register here.
  • Apr 4-7: Save the date for our Disaster Ready Summit, which will be held at our GNY HQ in Manhattan and will feature courses such as Civilian Critical Casualty Care, Naloxone, We Were There, and Active Shooter Training. Contact GNY.DWE@redcross.org with questions.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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Red Crossers assisting residents after a fatal fire on Grand Avenue in the Bronx. (Source: News 12)
From Feb. 27-Mar. 4, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 169 adults and 36 children following 38 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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The Red Cross opened a reception center to assist residents following a fire in Harlem.
From Feb. 19-25, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provided emergency assistance to 237 adults and 59 children following 42 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from the past week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

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