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Park It at The Great New York State Fair with the American Red Cross

The Central and Northern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross is excited to be a part of The Great New York State Fair.  Thanks to the generosity of Crucible Industries, the Red Cross is once again offering convenient... Continue Reading →

Local Red Cross volunteers and partners make homes safer from home fires

Over two weekends in May, the Eastern New York region and partners helped hundreds of families protect themselves against home fires as part of local Sound the Alarm safety events. Red Cross volunteers and partners met with residents to install... Continue Reading →

A Father Says Thanks!

Bill and his family celebrating the holidays In January 2016, Bill Majewski was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L). He spent the next two years, two weeks and one day receiving chemo treatments on a near weekly basis, but it... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross in New York State Recognizes 2022 Legislators of the Year

The American Red Cross in New York State celebrated six legislators for their commitment to building more resilient communities.The Red Cross in New York State is composed of three regions – Eastern New York, Greater New York, and Western New... Continue Reading →

Join Blood Collections Specialist John Minnick at The Burn Run on November 7

It’s not surprising that many Red Cross staff members and volunteers are involved in their communities. In addition to his responsibilities as a Blood Collections Specialist at the Liverpool Blood Donation Center, John Minnick serves his community as a volunteer... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross Teaming Up with CenterState CEO for Blood Drives

As more people schedule their vaccination appointments and life begins to feel more normal again for many Americans, the need for blood remains constant. Help make it a summer full of life by donating blood or platelets this month.  ... Continue Reading →

Volunteers educate residents about home fire safety

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 on Saturday, May 8, 2021. “We thank everyone who helped... 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 →

Meet Kareel Slager

Kareel Slager donates blood at the Everett Road Donation Center in Albany, NY. For the last two weeks, we've had the pleasure of hosting Kareel Slager, a student from Tech Valley High School, for his I-Term Senior Project. I-Term is... Continue Reading →

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