American Red Cross Honoring Southwestern New York’s Hometown Heroes

American Red Cross Honoring Southwestern New York’s Hometown Heroes

Article Contributed by American Red Cross The American Red Cross will honor several people for extraordinary courage at its annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast, Sponsored by Cummins, Inc., Jamestown Engine Plant, on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 a.m. at Moon Brook Country Club, 2879 North Main Street Extension in Jamestown. The Hometown Heroes Breakfast celebrates the […]

Red Cross Opening Shelter in Chautauqua County

Red Cross Opening Shelter in Chautauqua County

Article Contributed by American Red Cross Volunteers from the American Red Cross are opening a shelter in Chautauqua County for residents affected by a power outage in the area. The shelter will be located at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 24 East Chautauqua Street, Mayville. Volunteers will offer a warm place to stay, food and water, […]

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 […]