Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Jan 29

Long Island Red Cross volunteers installing free smoke alarms in Plainview after a fatal fire. (Photo: Lori-Ann Pizzarelli)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 65 adults and 15 children following 42 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
  • Jan 30, Feb 2, 3, 5: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Jan 31: Interesting panel this week in NYC highlighting some very relevant issues: Humanitarianism in an Inhuman Era 
  • Feb 10: Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. fire prevention event will be in Manhattan. To schedule a future free smoke alarm installation and/or to volunteer to help make your community safer, please visit soundthealarm.org/nyc.


Monday, January 22, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Jan 22

Jan 5, 2017 - On one of the coldest nights of the year with temperatures falling to -5.8 degrees F with the wind chill factor, Red Cross volunteer, Dmitriy Pagul searches for fire affected-home in the Bronx borough of New York City.
(Photo: Marko Kokic)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 265 adults and 78 children following 57 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
  • Jan 23, 26, 27, 29: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Feb 10: Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. fire prevention event will be in Manhattan. To schedule a future free smoke alarm installation and/or to volunteer to help make your community safer, please visit soundthealarm.org/nyc.

Monday, January 15, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Jan 15

Councilmember Vanessa Gibson lends a hand installing smoke alarms with Sound the Alarm.
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 635 adults and 175 children following 75 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
  • Jan 16, 19, 22: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Feb 10: Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. fire prevention event will be in Manhattan. To schedule a future free smoke alarm installation and/or to volunteer to help make your community safer, please visit soundthealarm.org/nyc.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Jan 8

@LIRedCross volunteers responding to canteen at this multi-alarm house fire in Glen Cove
as well as a firefighter funeral for Sea Cliff Fire Dept. -@disasterbuff
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 231 adults and 87 children following 79 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
  • Jan 8, 9, 12, 13, 15: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today. 
  • Jan 14: Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. fire prevention event will be in the Soundview section of the Bronx. To schedule a future free smoke alarm installation and/or to volunteer to help make your community safer, please visit soundthealarm.org/nyc


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Jan 2

Red Crossers rushing to aid stranded ferry passengers in the frigid cold.
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 255 adults and 118 children following 73 local disasters. 

Last Week in Review