Monday, April 13, 2015

In Case You Missed It - Apr 13

Brooklyn Disaster Action Team in Flatbush (Brooklyn) installing free smoke alarms.
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 172 adults and 55 children following 66 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming events (see below).

Last Week in Review
Upcoming Events
  • Apr. 13 & 15: Red Cross blood drive; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • Apr. 17: Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) volunteers will be providing comfort kits and information about SAF services to homeless veterans at the Northport VA Medical Center.
  • Apr. 18: Red Cross will at the Staten Island Mall talking to shoppers about fire safety. Look for our table by the Starbucks.
  • Apr. 18: Red Cross Metro New York North is holding an extensive one-day Disaster Volunteer Institute in Yonkers to help jump start the participation of prospective volunteers. Register today and share this teaser video!
  • Can’t make the date above? There will be another Disaster Volunteer Institute on May 9 in Mt. Vernon.

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