Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In Case You Missed It - Nov 28


Red Cross Responders providing assistance to residents of New Rochelle. (Photo: Caroline Sherwin)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 124 adults and 37 children following 47 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities (see below).

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events and Opportunities
  • Dec 3: #GetAlarmedNYC is coming to Staten Island to help make the community safer one home at a time. Volunteer to help out, or sign up to get a free smoke alarm installed in your home.
  • Dec 3: The Metro NY North Red Cross is hosting its annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive in Greenwich, CT from 8 a.m. to 1:30 pm at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex/New Greenwich Police Department garage on 11 Bruce Place. The annual tradition is a friendly contest involving police officers, firefighters and EMTs to see which service can collect the most units of blood. Come out and support your favorite department! 
  • Dec 3, 6, 8: Red Cross blood drive at GNY Headquarters: 2 to 7pm: 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Dec 5: The Port Washington Crisis Relief Team is sponsoring a special blood drive at the Port Washington Library (1 Library Drive) on Monday, December 5 from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Make an online appointment please visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: pwcrisisrelief. We hope to see you there!

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