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Official Blog of the American Red Cross Eastern New York Region

After Floods, Clean Up Takes a Village

The water line reaches above eye level in what used to be Lori Morosco's finished basement in Whitesboro, New York. Flood waters destroyed nearly everything here, including both her children's bedrooms and all of their belongings. Lori and her family... Continue Reading →

14 Lives Saved in Eastern New York

If you've followed the RedCrossENY blog for some time now, you've probably seen a lot about our Home Fire Campaign over the last few years. Since October 2014, we've been hard at work building partnerships and providing resources to help reduce... Continue Reading →

Turn Spring Cleaning into Support for Your Local Red Cross

Spring has sprung, which means time for cleaning, decluttering, and freshening up our homes. If you're in the spring cleaning spirit, there are a few simple ways you can support the Red Cross, just by getting rid of old things!... Continue Reading →

Hero Care Network Works to Help Rensselaer Family

Two-year-old Ayda and 4-month-old Trinity moved from Miami, Florida to Rensselaer, New York overnight. An unexpected family tragedy left Ayda and Trinity in the care of their grandparents, the Jaynes, who serve as National Guardsmen in our community. The Jaynes have... Continue Reading →

Red Cross Month Keeps Local Responders Busy

March is Red Cross Month – a time to recognize the many heroes who help those in need in our community. And this March, those heroes have been busier than usual. Our Regional Disaster Officer, David Kunzelman, spoke with Spectrum News this... Continue Reading →

Catching Up with Cutout Clara

March is Red Cross Month, and this year, we've been celebrating with a new friend we're calling "Cutout Clara". As you may know, Clarissa Harlowe Barton - Clara, as she wished to be called - founded the American Red Cross in... Continue Reading →

FEMA Corps Brings a Helping Hand to the Mohawk Valley

The American Red Cross of the Mohawk Valley recently welcomed new helpers to its ranks, as an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps-FEMA team was deployed to the Utica area on January 28. The seven-person team from AmeriCorps – a ten-month national... Continue Reading →

In Memory of Alfred Candido Sr.

Our Red Cross family is mourning the loss of long-time Mohawk Valley volunteer Alfred Candido Sr., who passed away on Tuesday, February 14, at the age of 88. Al served the Red Cross on both his local chapter board of directors as well... Continue Reading →

Showing Love to Local Veterans on Valentine’s Day

To help make this Valentine's Day a special one for local veterans, our Services to the Armed Forces team introduced a new event this week called Hearts for Heroes. Veterans from throughout the Capital Region were invited to a unique lunch-and-learn program,... Continue Reading →

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