American Red Cross Putting Out Plea For Blood Donations Amid National ShortageLow supplies are forcing doctors to make difficult decisions about who receives transfusions.
New Jersey Family Whose Son Was Struck By Car Stresses Lifesaving Importance Of Donating BloodThe American Red Cross says right now, it’s in dire need of people to donate blood.
Deadly Bronx Fire Survivor: 'OK, We're Going To Die'; Red Cross On Hand Assisting Displaced TenantsTenants recounted the harrowing moments Sunday as they tried to escape the Bronx apartment fire that killed 19 people.
Red Cross Volunteers From New Jersey Headed To Kentucky To Help Tornado VictimsThe six-person team of disaster workers left Tuesday for a two-week deployment.
Relief Organizations, Volunteers From Tri-State Area Heading To Tornado-Impacted Areas Of Midwest And SouthBox after box and load after load were packed, wrapped and shipped out of a warehouse in Stamford, bound for disaster zones in Kentucky, Illinois, and beyond.
NYC Emergency Crews, Red Cross Head To Louisiana To Help With Ida Aftermath: 'We Want To Return The Favor'Ida's powerful winds and thrashing rain plunged more than a million people into the dark, including all of New Orleans.
As Louisiana Residents Flee Region Ahead Of Hurricane Ida, New Yorkers Head South To HelpVolunteers with the American Red Cross in Greater New York, along with other volunteers from across the country, are preparing for Ida.
Red Cross Volunteers Find Themselves Busier Than Ever During Coronavirus PandemicCheering on health care workers, handing out food, helping people stay afloat from a distance -- Red Cross volunteers aren't letting the pandemic slow them down.
Coronavirus Update: 2 New Plasma Donation Sites Set To Open In N.J.If you've recovered from COVID-19 your blood plasma could help save lives because of the antibodies it contains.
Medical Officials Explain Red Tape Delaying Plasma Donations To Those Battling CoronavirusMore than 750 COVID-19 patients nationally have had convalescent plasma treatment.
4-Alarm Fire In Queens Injures 10, Leaves Several Buildings Damaged Or DestroyedCBS2 has learned six buildings were damaged by the fast-moving fire. It appears two are completely destroyed. The 4-alarm fire drew a response from about 200 FDNY firefighters.
Hundreds Of NJ Residents Forced To Rebuild Lives After Devastating Apartment FireThe fire began in the basement of the Fort Lee building around 4 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. It wasn't long before the building was completely consumed.
Unstable Staircase Prompts Full Evacuation Of Bowery BuildingAccording to the Department of Buildings a judge presiding over a dispute between tenants and their landlord, ordered an inspection of the building on Thursday.
Already Stretched Thin From Harvey, Area Red Cross Teams Deployed To Help With Irma's AftermathThe organization says teams will be sent to the U.S. Virgin Islands through Florida, all the way to the mid-Atlantic region as needed.
NJ National Guard, NYC Search & Rescue Task Force Deployed To Florida For Hurricane IrmaNew Jersey and New York are deploying troops and specialized task forces to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma.