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Local News: American Red Cross Aids Five After Central NY Fires

SYRACUSE, NY (MAY 31, 2022) – Volunteers from the Central & Northern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to five people after two fires over the holiday weekend in Central New York. 

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food, and clothing to two adults on Bleecker Street in Utica, Oneida County. A family of three on Monticello Drive North in the City of Syracuse received assistance.  Volunteers also offered health services and comfort kits containing personal care items. In the coming days, Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain available to help those affected by the fire as they navigate the road to recovery.

HOW TO HELP

The Red Cross relies on the generosity of local donors to help families prepare, respond and recover from disasters in Central & Northern New York. Please visitredcross.orgor call 1-800-RED-CROSS to donate to Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters big and small.

You can also help by volunteering with the Red Cross and responding to home fires and other disasters in your community. Browse current volunteer opportunities now atredcross.org/volunteer.

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About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visitwww.redcross.org/enyandfollow@RedCrossENYon Twitter.
Mark Ziobro
Mark Ziobrohttps://uticaphoenixnet.wpcomstaging.com
Mark is the current Managing Editor for The Utica Phoenix, and a Central New York Native.
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