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March is Red Cross Month, a Time to Give Back to Your Communities

As Red Cross Month kicks off on the heels of record-breaking natural disasters and a global pandemic, we ask local residents to join our lifesaving mission. One year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the American Red... Continue Reading →

CNY Couple Has Date Donating Convalescent Plasma on Valentine’s Day

As they have the last six years, Ken Purcell and Donna Alnutt of Fabius, Onondaga County, enjoyed Valentine’s Day together. This year, their special day included reservations at the Liverpool Red Cross Blood, Platelet and Plasma Donation Center to donate... Continue Reading →

Couples Who Volunteer: Meet Joe and Donna Hipius

We’re getting a head start on Valentine’s Day by highlighting some of the amazing couples throughout our region who spend some of their quality time together volunteering for the American Red Cross. Joe and Donna Hipius of East Syracuse transport... Continue Reading →

Couples Who Volunteer: Meet Mary Kay and Peter Komarinski

We' re getting a head start on Valentine's Day by highlighting some of the amazing couples throughout our region who spend some of their quality time together volunteering for the American Red Cross. Mary Kay and Peter Komarinski have been... Continue Reading →

Conversations with Red Cross Volunteers: Husband and Wife Make a Big Impact and Encourage Others to Get Involved

For this installment of Conversations with Red Cross Volunteers, we introduce you to Chris and Shirley Greagan of Selkirk. They are enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York and serve in multiple roles. They... Continue Reading →

Thanks for Giving : Red Cross Volunteers in Conversation

Red Cross Volunteer Jennifer Barry recently returned from her first deployment to New Orleans and we had the opportunity to speak with her about her experience and hear her takeaways. When discussing her role as a volunteer, she described herself... Continue Reading →

Loss and Hope

Loss and Hope.  Thanksgiving 2020 Loss For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year of loss.  The loss of over 250,000 Americans lives to the Coronavirus, the loss of millions of jobs, the disappointment and the loss experienced due to... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving safety

10 Ways to Have a Safe Thanksgiving   While COVID-19 has changed many holiday plans, continue to protect yurself   The way we celebrate Thanksgiving this year may be a little different due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But what hasn’t changed is the need... Continue Reading →

Salute to Service

On this Veterans Day 2020, on behalf of the American Red Cross Eastern New York Region, I salute our veterans, currently active men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. As a son of a Navy veteran, I am in awe... Continue Reading →

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