Red Cross Offers Cold Weather Driving Tips

Red Cross Offers Cold Weather Driving Tips

Article Contributed by American Red Cross Driving in a winter storm presents its own unique challenges. The Red Cross has steps people can follow to get their vehicle ready for winter as well as what they should do if they are caught in a winter storm. “Check your vehicle and stock it with some emergency […]

Western New York Volunteer Supporting Wildfire Relief Efforts in Canada

Article Contributed by American Red Cross The American Red Cross, Western New York Chapter has deployed volunteer Peggy McGee-Smith of Kenmore to assist the needs of the Canadian Red Cross as wildfires continue to rage in Alberta, Canada. McGee-Smith will be working in Disaster Mental Health, helping those affected deal with the emotional aspect of […]

American Red Cross of Southwestern NY Seeking Hometown Hero Nominations

Article Contributed by American Red Cross The Southwestern N.Y. Chapter of the American Red Cross along with Cummins Engine JEP is requesting nominations for this year’s Hometown Hero celebration. The Hometown Hero campaign was created to acknowledge the extraordinary actions of Chautauqua County citizens. This is the twelfth year that Hometown Heroes have been recognized […]

Red Cross Responds to Fires in Gerry and Jamestown

Article Contributed by American Red Cross Members of the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York Disaster Team responded to provide disaster relief following home fires in Gerry and Jamestown on Monday. Disaster Team volunteers Bruce and Sarah Swanson responded to provide initial disaster assistance for one person at a fire in Gerry on Monday. […]

American Red Cross Receives Donation From Lenna Foundation For Philippines Relief

Article Contributed by American Red Cross of Southwestern New York The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York recently received a $25,000 donation for relief efforts in the Philippines following the recent typhoon that devastated parts of the country. “The American Red Cross is grateful to the Lenna Foundation for this generous donation to the […]

Local Red Cross Recognizes Blood Milestones, Announces Change In Hours

Article Contributed by American Red Cross of Southwestern New York Three blood donors recently reached milestones donating blood with the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York. Jessie Bloomquist of Kennedy completed her 11th gallon of blood donated. Steve Koehler of West Ellicott completed his 24th gallon of blood donated, and Chuck Brininger of Jamestown […]