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A Message From ENY Staff Member Deployed to Europe to Support U.S. Military Members

As conflict in Ukraine continues, the American Red Cross is committed to provide lifesaving aid to those in need — both in the country and in neighboring areas. In line with our work supporting military families, the Red Cross has... 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 →

Daylight Saving Time: Turn your clocks forward and test your smoke alarms

Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 13, and the American Red Cross, Eastern New York region, reminds everyone to TURN your clocks forward one hour and TEST your smoke alarms. Did you know working smoke alarms can cut the... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Snow Storms

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Storm Landon hit our region hard with high winds, ice, and snow. Through it all there was one constant; the critical importance of the Red Cross mission and... Continue Reading →

Donate blood or platelets now to help patients avoid delays in care

As we welcome 2022, the American Red Cross blood supply has now dipped to the lowest level in more than a decade and could force hospitals to hold off on essential blood and platelet transfusions for patients. The troubling decline... Continue Reading →

Meet Our New Board Officers and Members

The Northeastern Chapter of the American Red Cross has announced its new slate of officers and welcomes five new members. Board Chair: Renee Abdou-Malta President - New York for Beacon Health Options Abdou-Malta has worked at Beacon Health Options for... Continue Reading →

Honoring Our Veterans

A Message from Regional CEO Kevin Coffey November 11, 2021 Since the founding of the American Red Cross more than 140 years ago, we have made it our mission to honor and support service members, veterans, and their families. Each... Continue Reading →

Halloween: Red Cross Offers Safety Steps as Pandemic Continues 

Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween; however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross offers these tips and more to help keep you and your loved ones safe.  Halloween is... Continue Reading →

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 →

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