Monday, May 4, 2015

In Case You Missed It - May 4

Mayor De Blasio greets Red Cross Volunteers at FDNY celebratory
150th anniversary open-house. (Photo: Marko Kokic)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 92 adults and 26 children following 61 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming events (see below).

Last Week in Review


On the 150th Anniversary celebration of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), Commissioner Daniel Nigro thanked Red Cross volunteers for their ongoing support at fires and in helping to promote fire safety.
Posted by American Red Cross in Greater New York on Monday, May 4, 2015
Upcoming Events
  • May 7: In Hauppauge (Long Island), we will be training 50 members of the Carpenters Union to be Red Cross Disaster Services volunteers. Thanks to our board member William Macchione for making this possible.
  • May 7 & 8: Red Cross blood drive; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • May 9: Red Cross Metro New York North is holding an extensive one-day Disaster Volunteer Institute in Mt. Vernon to help jump start the participation of prospective volunteers. Register today and share this teaser video

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