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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 →

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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 →

Here for our heroes on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, and every day, we're honored to be able to provide services to local service members, veterans, and military families. Today, we welcomed veterans from our community to enjoy a warm meal and good company at our chapter office... Continue Reading →

Red Cross launches Hero Care App

The American Red Cross has just unveiled a new Hero Care mobile application. This free app is designed to help members of the military, veterans and their families identify and access both emergency and non-emergency Red Cross services from anywhere in... Continue Reading →

Soldiers get a special retreat

Thanks to a grant from the Wounded Warrior Project, the American Red Cross Fort Drum station was able to provide a therapeutic weekend retreat for soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Drum as well as Army and Navy veterans... Continue Reading →

Jeff Fox honored with President’s Award

Story by David Wickers, Red Cross volunteer Last Wednesday, January 27, longtime Red Cross volunteer Jeff Fox, PhD, received the highly distinguished President’s Volunteer Service Award in a special ceremony at the Northeastern New York chapter office in Albany. Red Cross Senior Vice... Continue Reading →

Finding New Ways to Reach Out to Veterans

Story by Margaret Richards, Red Cross volunteer Through the Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) program, the Red Cross is constantly looking for new opportunities to give back to those who have served our country. One of the many ways... Continue Reading →

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