More Red Cross Volunteers Leaving New York Saturday

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The Red Cross is sending even more volunteers to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

One week after Harvey made landfall, the American Red Cross is working to help people affected by what’s being called the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history.  Volunteers from the Eastern New York Region are being deployed almost every day to support relief efforts.

So far, 33 volunteer have been deployed from the region.  Four more are expected to leave for either Texas or Louisiana on Saturday.

The Red Cross is also holding boot camps to train more volunteers.

Tuesday, September 5

American Red Cross

33 Everett Road

Albany, NY 12205

 

Thursday, September 7

Poughkeepsie, NY

Training location TBA

 

Saturday, September 9

Utica, NY

Training location TBA

 

Wednesday, September 13

Saratoga Music Hall

474 Broadway, #6

Saratoga Springs, NY 12886

To sign up for a session, please register online or call (518) 694-5104.

You can help by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

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