The American Red Cross of Connecticut serves more than 3.5 million Connecticut residents in 168 towns in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham counties, plus Fishers Island, N.Y.
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We serve the community from seven offices and two blood donation centers around the state.
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Sound the Alarm to Save Lives: Ending Home Fires in Connecticut
Story By: Katie Kresic, American Red Cross Photo By: Memo Alejandro, American Red Cross American Red Cross volunteers installed nearly 900 smoke alarms into local homes in the Greater New Haven area during the annual Sound the Alarm, Save a Life event. The Red Cross is thrilled to announce they are joining forces with Cigna, The Hartford... Continue Reading →
Stay Safe When Hitting the Beach this Summer with these Safety Tips from the Red Cross
By: Kristen Alymeyer, American Red Cross To me, summertime means heading down to Cape Cod with my family and friends. I feel a sense of peace (when I am out of the Bourne Bridge traffic of course) and relaxation as soon as I cross the bridge. It is my escape away from reality. Although I... Continue Reading →