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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 →

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 →

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 →

Donating blood in appreciation for the generosity that saved her father’s life

Karen of Gansevoort, Saratoga County, has been a regular blood donor for several decades. "Several years prior to my first donation, my father had received 36 pints of blood over a six-month period.  I felt it was important to start... 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 →

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 →

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