Red Cross Receives $10,000 Grant from Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Red Cross Receives $10,000 Grant from Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Article Contributed by American Red Cross The American Red Cross is proud to announce it received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The Chautauqua County Assistance Fund donated $10,000 to support Disaster Relief in 2017. “We are so grateful for the support of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation,” said Chuck Marra, Executive Director […]

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. […]