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Volunteers educate residents about home fire safety

This past weekend, the Eastern New York Region of the American Red Cross and community partners helped 114 families protect themselves against home fires as part of a national Sound the Alarm effort. “We thank everyone who helped Sound the... Continue Reading →

Stay Calm, But Sound The Alarm

Did you know that once a fire starts, you only have two minutes to escape? The American Red Cross aspires to turn compassion into action so that our communities are ready and prepared for disasters. Programs such as Sound the... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross and Partners Providing Free Fire Safety Resources

The American Red Cross, Eastern New York Region, is joining area fire departments and community partners to install free smoke alarms and educate families on fire prevention and safety.   “Home fires remain the most frequent disaster during COVID-19, yet most... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross Celebrates 140 Years of Service on May 21

Eastern New York to host a regional all-day event of blood drives and a virtual celebration. The American Red Cross will celebrate its 140th anniversary on May 21, 2021. To honor the anniversary, the Red Cross Eastern New York Region... Continue Reading →

National Volunteer Week

The American Red Cross thanks volunteers for stepping up during COVID-19 National Volunteer Week is April 18-24, and the American Red Cross Eastern New York Region recognizes its volunteers who continue to work tirelessly to help people in need during... Continue Reading →

Join our humanitarian mission. Start a career at the Red Cross

Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, if you share our passion for helping people, we invite you to join us - where your career is a force for good. We have several career opportunities throughout the Eastern... Continue Reading →

2021 NYS Legislators of the Year

 The American Red Cross in New York State celebrated six state legislators for their distinguished efforts in the State Capital and their partnership with the Red Cross in their home districts.The 2021 American Red Cross New York State Legislators of... Continue Reading →

Kate Qualters Joins Eastern NY Region as Regional Chief Development Officer

Kate Qualters has joined the American Red Cross in Eastern New York as Chief Development Officer. The Red Cross in Eastern New York serves 27 counties and more than 3.6 million people. The region is comprised of the Central &... Continue Reading →

“OPERATION: SEW SOME LOVE”

Photo by Steve Jeter/American Red Cross The need to remain six feet apart from one another while wearing a mask is imperative during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even with a pandemic, this does not stop us as we continue to help... Continue Reading →

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