American Red Cross

Occupants safe in overnight fire on Ithaca’s south hill

November 22, 2017

The Ithaca Fire Department spent about two hours bringing a residential fire under control at 120 Hudson Street in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. “All of the occupants escaped the building prior to the arrival of the fire department,” says IFD. [...]

Upcoming blood drives at Ithaca and Dryden Fire Depts and around town

October 5, 2017

The Ithaca Fire Department’s “Sound the Alarm” blood drive this Saturday and Dryden Fire Department's drive next Sunday are among several coming up around the area. The American Red Cross says there’s an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to help prevent a shortage. [...]

Urgent need for blood donors thanks to Harvey and summer travel

August 30, 2017

With Labor Day weekend upon us and a potential record travel weekend beginning, as well as disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross says there’s an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to help prevent a shortage. Several donations are scheduled in and around Ithaca over the next few weeks. [...]

Donate blood this month and get a $5 Amazon gift card

August 9, 2016

This month, the American Red Cross says they're offering a $5 Amazon gift card to entice blood donors to come help with the current urgent need for blood and platelet donations. Several donations are scheduled in and around Ithaca over the next few weeks. [...]