Monday, June 8, 2015

In Case You Missed It - June 8

Red Cross volunteers installing free smoke alarms in Staten Island. (Photo: Virgina Sierra)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 69 adults and 15 children following 34 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming events (see below).

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events
  • June 8, 11: Red Cross blood drives; 1 to 7pm; 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
  • June 8-12: Out in Greenwich, CT, Safety Town kicks-off a week long program that teaches accident prevention skills to local pre-school kids before they enter kindergarten.
  • June 10, 11: Volunteers are needed to support the upcoming Home Fire Preparedness Campaign events. Wednesday, June 10 volunteers will return to Staten Island and Thursday, June 11 to the Bronx to install free smoke alarms and ultimately reduce injuries and deaths due to home fires. If you’d like to volunteer for the campaign, sign up on our website by selecting “Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Volunteer.” Current volunteers should sign up through Volunteer Connection.

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