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Typhoon Merbok: Lessons in Compassion and Flexibility

On September 17, Typhoon Merbok devastated a thousand-mile stretch of the western coast of Alaska, damaging homes, seawalls, roads, and airport runways as well as water systems in as many as 40 towns and villages. Red Cross teams came from 15 states to... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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

“Give A Pint, Get A Pint” returns for a seventh year The need for blood donations doesn’t take a vacation. Summer is a challenging time to collect enough blood donations to meet the needs of patients. That’s why The American... Continue Reading →

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 →

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