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Reflections on 9/11: Bruce Ginsberg

My first Red Cross experience at Ground Zero, was where I saw a group of strangers become a team devoted to providing ongoing support and assistance to all who were working there - feeding, clothing and housing hundreds of them... Continue Reading →

Local Volunteers Needed for Busy Disaster Season

Many weather experts predict a destructive wildfire and hurricane season this year. The American Red Cross Eastern New York Region needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood and platelet donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a... Continue Reading →

4th of July: Red Cross Issues Tips for Everyone to Have a Safe Holiday

  Independence Day is coming soon and many people plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or just enjoy the outdoors. The American Red Cross wants you to enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can... Continue Reading →

Lives You Can Save by Becoming a Blood Donor: Susan’s Miracle Story

Life is slowly returning to a regular rhythm. Unfortunately, the blood supply is not. Right now, the Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete... Continue Reading →

Severe blood shortage: Donors needed now to address delays in patient care

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise– and deplete the nation’s blood supply. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets –... 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 →

Stewart’s Shops to offer American Red Cross blood donors a cool reward in June

Give A Pint, Get A Pint” returns for a sixth year  With vacations, outdoor activities and school breaks, summer is a challenging time to collect enough blood donations to meet the needs of patients. Before you dip into your summer plans, will you give blood to ensure the supply... Continue Reading →

Summer Safety Tips

The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe summer and offers tips and resources for the entire family.  WATER SAFETY  Before going in, on or around the water, every family member should become “water smart.” This starts with... Continue Reading →

American Red Cross Celebrates 140 Years of Service this Friday

Eastern New York Region hosting an all-day event of blood drives and a virtual celebration with special guest appearances from J.R. Martinez, Paul Rudd, and Brian Reagan The American Red Cross is celebrating its 140th anniversary this Friday, May 21,... Continue Reading →

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