|Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone kicked off the LI Red Cross Centennial Celebration in Hauppauge.|
Last Week in Review
- On Friday, Long Island Red Cross volunteers participated in the Girls Inc Empowerment Conference at West Middle School in Brentwood.
- Also on Friday The Huffington Post published a women in business Q & A featuring Lisa J Donahue, a Managing Director at AlixPartners and an American Red Cross in Greater New York board member.
- On Thursday, The Week Magazine published an article about women in World War I, which included anecdotes on volunteerism and the Red Cross.
- Later that evening Greenwich Young Patrons for The American Red Cross held a kickoff soirée at L'Escale.
- Earlier in the week, the Long Island Red Cross congratulated board member Matt Thompson for his #KingsOfLongIsland award.
- Our CEO Josh Lockwood thanked Mastercard partners for including Greater NY Red Cross in the Women in the World Summit.
- Early Wednesday morning in Brentwood, Long Island Red Cross volunteers aided 3 families after a raging home fire.
- The Brookhaven Free Library on Long Island hosted a ceremony for newly certified American Red Cross Babysitters.
- On Tuesday, Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone kicked off the LI Red Cross Centennial Celebration at an event in Hauppauge.
Upcoming Events and Opportunities
- Apr 12, 14 & 17: Red Cross blood drive: 2 to 7pm: 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today.
- Apr 15: #GetAlarmedNYC is coming to the Belmont and East Tremont sections of the Bronx 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.
- Apr 17, 22: Want to become a part of the Red Cross Movement and help change the world one community at a time? Register to attend our volunteer orientation and learn about the many ways you can impact your community and make new friends by volunteering with the American Red Cross.
- Apr 19: The Greater New York Red Cross will be holding its annual Volunteer Recognition Event here at headquarters in Hell’s Kitchen.
- Apr 29: Red Cross NY has begun the countdown for Red & White Ball 2017! Join us on April 29th to celebrate J,R, Martinez, NetJets and the Heroes of the Paris Train Attacks.