NEW YORK, NY, March 30, 2023 — Visitors to the NY International Auto Show can help save lives by donating blood and learning how to perform Hands-Only CPR. The American Red Cross in Greater New York is proud to partner with the New York International Auto Show to bring critical preparedness and safety information to the community.
The American Red Cross will be on site on Saturday, April 8 from 10 am to 3 pm for a Blood Drive. To donate blood, schedule an appointment at RedCrossBlood.org, Sponsor Code: NYAUTO. Please note, donors MUST purchase a ticket to enter the Auto Show. A discount is available for tickets purchased online at www.autoshowny.com. Use Promotional Code: redcross1233. Or stop by the Red Cross Blood Drive in Room 1A02, Level 1, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10014.
Red Cross volunteers will be onsite to demonstrate Hands-Only CPR and provide other important health and safety information at Red Cross at Booth 1603, Level 1. Visitors can also get information on free emergency-preparedness resources, free smoke-alarm installations, and service opportunities with the Red Cross. The CPR demonstrations will take place at the top of every hour:
- Friday, April 7 12-6pm
- Saturday, April 8 12-6pm
- Monday, April 10 12-6pm
- Tuesday, April 11 12-6pm
- Thursday, April 13 12-6pm
- Friday, April 14 12-6pm
- Saturday, April 15 12-6pm
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.