We have come to the difficult decision that we must cancel the June 6th event. At this point, even with parts of NYS beginning a phased opening, we cannot safely convene a large public gathering. North Country Fire & Ice is such a fun event and we’re all disappointed we cannot celebrate what would have been a fun evening. Right now, many of us are feeling stuck at home and uncertain about the future. But for survivors of home fires and natural disasters like tornadoes and flooding, the outlook seems remarkably grim. Where can someone in need of a safe shelter go and still follow social distancing protocols? How can a family shelter-in-place when their home has been destroyed?
Disasters don’t stop because of a pandemic, and neither do we. And as you can see from this new video, we will continue standing with communities throughout disasters big and small today, tomorrow, and for the weeks and months ahead. We have also created a brand-new, interactive mission delivery map, so you can see how we’re continuing to serve communities across the country during this pandemic.
Locally, we’re responding to home fires, providing virtual preparedness programs, collecting vital blood products and supporting the Virtual Family Assistance Program. The Virtual Family Assistance Center started in New York and is now being deployed across the country, aiding families who need our help.
To learn more ways that you can help, please visit: Redcross.org/ENY