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Hurricane Ian: Creating Lasting Bonds

Five weeks after Hurricane Ian made landfall, American Red Cross relief efforts in Florida are ongoing. To date, the Red Cross and partners have provided more than 45,000 overnight stays for at least 6,800 residents in more than 70 emergency... Continue Reading →

Providing Shelter and Comfort for Florida Storm Victims

In the week since Hurricane Ian hit Florida, the American Red Cross and partners have been working tirelessly to provide food, shelter and comfort for people facing the heartbreaking devastation left behind.   About 1,600 Red Crossers, including nearly 40... Continue Reading →

Northeastern NY Chapter Welcomes New Board Members

The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York (NENY) has elected three new members to its board of directors: Brad Bentley of Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB), Vanessa Toney Bobb MD, PhD of Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP) and... Continue Reading →

Parking It for Two Decades at The Great New York State Fair

The Great New York State is one of the highlights of the summer, and the American Red Cross parking lot near the fairgrounds is a welcoming tradition for visitors as they begin their day. The lot is fully staffed by... Continue Reading →

National Preparedness Month: Get Ready Now for Emergencies

People everywhere are feeling the impacts of climate change with more frequent and intense weather events threatening our communities. September is National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross, Eastern New York Region, urges everyone to get ready for these... Continue Reading →

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 →

Honoring Community Heroes During Red Cross Month

When help can’t wait during emergencies, American Red Cross volunteers and blood donors step up to ensure people in need receive relief and care. In March, the Eastern New York Region is honoring the people who make its mission possible... Continue Reading →

Road Trip from Albany to Louisiana After Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida devastated Terrebonne Parish and the town of Montegut in Louisiana. Broken power poles and downed trees littered the countryside, and damaged homes lined the roads and bayous in the southern part of the state. Roads were damaged or... Continue Reading →

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