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Official Blog of the American Red Cross Eastern New York Region

Steps to Keep Students Safe as They Head Back to School

School bells are calling students back to the classroom and the American Red Cross, Eastern New York Region, has steps everyone can take to help kids remain safe as they head back to school. As parents get ready for the... 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 →

Nominate Your Hero for the Central & Northern New York Real Heroes Celebration

Deadline for nominations is Aug. 31 Do you know an individual, group, or organization who has performed heroic acts to help others in need or made a meaningful impact in the community this year?  The American Red Cross of Central... Continue Reading →

Help pump up the blood supply & get a chance at gas for a year!

Just as most cars need to be refueled constantly, so does the nation’s blood supply. The American Red Cross has faced a concerning drop in blood and platelet donations this summer. Donors are needed to make an appointment to give... 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 →

4th of July: Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday 

Independence Day is just ahead, and your plans might include fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or perhaps fun at the beach. The American Red Cross offers these tips so you can enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday.  “We’re all looking forward... Continue Reading →

One Hundred Blood Donations and Counting

This World Blood Donor Day (June 14), we're calling attention to the need for blood and honoring donors who give of themselves to ensure a reliable supply of blood for patients with diseases and facing the unexpected. Fran Mosconi recently... 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 →

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