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Red Cross Reaches Out to Veterans in Need through Capital Region Stand Down

The 2019 Capital Region Stand Down held last month was a special opportunity for numerous nonprofit, government and community organizations to come together in service to local veterans. The event -- designed to provide a wide array of assistance to... Continue Reading →

End of Daylight Saving Means Time to #TurnandTest

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 3, and while many are looking forward to the extra hour of sleep that comes with "falling back," it's also a good time to have fire safety on your mind. As you turn... Continue Reading →

Preserve Your Health During Winter Storms

Are you ready for the snow? Mother nature is about to let a significant amount of snow loose on Eastern New York (as well as good portion of the rest of the country)! With a storm on its way, the... Continue Reading →

Reflections from a Red Cross volunteer

President's Day weekend brought extreme cold to our region, and with it, a significant spike in local home fires. In just four days, Red Cross volunteers responded to 20 separate calls for emergency assistance across our 24-county service area, and... Continue Reading →

Giving the gift of life

By Gary Striar, CEO Last week, I donated blood - something I try to do every 2 months. During and after donating, I had such a sense of satisfaction knowing that I was helping someone¬†who was either ill or had... Continue Reading →

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