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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 →

High School Sweet Hearts Lives Saved by Red Cross Home Fire Campaign

Each year, the Red Cross responds to an average of more than 60,000 disasters, the vast majority of which are home fires.  So we set a goal to reduce fire-related death and injuries in the US by 25% with our Home Fire Campaign  ... Continue Reading →

Conversations with Red Cross Volunteers

For this installment of Conversations with Red Cross Volunteers, we’d like to introduce you to Jacklyn Sullivan from Mahopac, New York. She has been serving the Hudson Valley Chapter this year with all preparedness activities and serving as a duty... Continue Reading →

Conversations with Red Cross Volunteers

Red Cross volunteer Jake Johnson caught up with Santino Thomas, Volunteer Partner to the Chief Communications Officer to talk about volunteering and life during Covid -19 How has your life changed with quarantine and how does it impact how you... Continue Reading →

Building A Strong Red Cross

Serving as Regional CEO for the last 14 years has been an incredible honor and joy for me.  What could be better than leading an organization that has helped people in need in our region for over 100 years.  And what could... Continue Reading →

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