Services to the Armed Forces

  • Military service woman with her family
Red Cross man delivering an emergency communication to a military service woman

Emergency Communications Services

All day, every day, the Red Cross connects service members with their families back home when an emergency strikes.

Red Cross woman talking to military service man and his family about financial assistance

Financial Assistance

The Red Cross partners with the military aid societies to help service members and their families get emergency financial assistance 24/7.

Red Cross woman telling a military service man and woman about information and referral services

Information and Referral Services

The Red Cross provides counseling, guidance, information, referrals and other social services for all military personnel and their families.

Deployment Services SAF

Deployment Services

Before, during and after deployments, the Red Cross provides training, information and support for military members and their families.

Northeastern New York - Services to the Armed Forces - Totes of Hope

Totes of Hope

In the Eastern New York Region, the Red Cross Totes of Hope campaign helps bring hope to veterans in local care facilities. Donations of NEW personal care items, accepted from Memorial Day through Labor Day, are packaged in totes and delivered by Red Cross staff and volunteers to veterans in need.

Winter Warmth Project

Winter Warmth Project

The Winter Warmth Project helps bring warmth to homeless and in-need veterans during the cold winter months. Donations of NEW winter apparel and accessories will be accepted and distributed from Veterans Day until March 1.