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The American Red Cross has launched a campaign aimed at cutting the number of deaths in home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.
Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.
The American Red Cross on Tuesday was pleading for blood donors to volunteer, with a serious blood shortage looming.
Qendrim Dobruna admitted to hacking into the systems of J.P. Morgan Chase, which processed transactions by the American Red Cross.
Although forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual hurricane season, officials are still advising residents to be ready.
Red Cross volunteers provided relief to 12 people who were left out in the cold after a fire destroyed several homes at 1228 College Avenue.
The grant went to New York Cares. It will fund the purchase of coats for children and adults in communities throughout Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.
Two Jersey City buildings will be demolished after a fire that left more than twenty people homeless over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Desperately needed food, water and medical aid are only trickling into this city that took the worst blow from Typhoon Haiyan.
The funds will be used to help almost 5,700 senior citizens who live along the east and south shores of Staten Island, in the Coney Island and Red Hook sections of Brooklyn and the Far Rockaway section of Queens.
A New York man who lost both of his legs after being hit by a taxi met the men and women who donated 75 units of blood to help save his life.
Three other charities have agreed to a timetable for spending money still sitting in the bank on the storm’s anniversary. They are the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Kids in Distressed Situations; and a foundation established by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.
Thanks to the American Red Cross, some Superstorm Sandy victims remained in hotels this weekend despite the end of a city-sponsored program.