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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 →

Smoke alarms save lives: Free installations for local residents as part of national Red Cross Sound the Alarm effort 

Newburgh residents can sign up for a free smoke alarm installation from the Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross and community partners on Saturday, May 14. Organizers are planning to make 120 homes safer by installing a total of... 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 →

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 →

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 →

This weekend turn your clocks back and test your smoke alarms to prevent home fire tragedies

As people turn their clocks back this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, the American Red Cross asks everyone to also test their smoke alarms. Home fires are the nation’s most frequent disaster and tragically take seven lives... 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 →

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