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Red Cross Statement to Address Community Unrest and Uncertainty

Red Cross Statement to Address Community Unrest and Uncertainty June 01, 2020 The American Red Cross joins millions of Americans in feeling deep sadness about the senseless death of George Floyd in Minnesota and uncertainty about the state of civil... Continue Reading →

Red Cross Thanks Our Frontline Heroes Healthcare Workers

By Stephen Bogdan Staff and volunteers from the Red Cross of Eastern New York spent many mornings this past spring loading food and goodies into disaster response vehicles and then driving out to hospitals throughout the Mohawk Valley, Capital District,... Continue Reading →

Telling the Red Cross Story at New York State Advocacy Day

By Stephen Bogdan, Red Cross Content Creation Team Member & NYS Advocacy Day Volunteer Each year, volunteers, board members and staff from every Red Cross chapter in New York State gather at the State Capital in Albany for an annual... Continue Reading →

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips from the American Red Cross

We made this list and checked it twice to ensure you have a safe and happy holiday season! The holiday season has kicked into high gear with all kinds of activity -- from decorating and shopping, to party planning and... Continue Reading →

We Will Be Extra Thankful If You Follow These Cooking and Travel Safety Tips from the Red Cross!

Thanksgiving is almost here and across the country, hungry Americans are gearing up for one of the most splendid feasts of the year. However, in the midst of all the preparations and excitement, it is important to remember that Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →

Dr. James Halpern Makes a Difference During People’s Most Difficult Moments

By Erin Carden, Red Cross Content Creation Team Member Dr. James Halpern is a board member for the American Red Cross of the Mid-Hudson Valley and a Red Cross Disaster Mental Health (DMH) volunteer. For the past twenty years he... Continue Reading →

New Red Crosser puts training to work right away

Red Cross volunteer Travis Clancy arrived in the Mohawk Valley the Monday after Halloween, one of more than 80 Red Cross workers mobilized to help people affected by the recent floods. He was on his first official disaster deployment since... Continue Reading →

Red Cross Reaches Out to Veterans in Need through Capital Region Stand Down

The 2019 Capital Region Stand Down held last month was a special opportunity for numerous nonprofit, government and community organizations to come together in service to local veterans. The event -- designed to provide a wide array of assistance to... Continue Reading →

End of Daylight Saving Means Time to #TurnandTest

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 3, and while many are looking forward to the extra hour of sleep that comes with "falling back," it's also a good time to have fire safety on your mind. As you turn... Continue Reading →

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