Every March, we honor those who make the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross possible.
We invite you to join us by attending an event, volunteering, giving blood, learning lifesaving skills or making a financial donation.
Fax: (716) 878-2389
Fax: (716) 661-3711
American Red Cross
300 East 3rd Street
PO BOX 880
Jamestown, NY 14701
The Red Cross is here for you. Please call us at 716-886-7500 for assistance.
Visit our Get Help page for additional resources.
Blood that is donated through the American Red Cross helps patients of all ages including cancer and sickle cell patients, trauma and burn patients, and patients with chronic diseases. Take a look at our eligibility requirements and schedule an appointment to give blood today. A one-time blood donation can save more than one life!
The American Red Cross provides help for members of the military, veterans, and their families to prepare for, cope with and respond to the challenges of military service. Learn how our nonprofit helps active military members and veterans in Western New York.
The American Red Cross offers a selection of classes where you can learn and become certified in various lifesaving skills. Our nonprofit near you has both online and in-person options for CPR certification and CPR classes, first aid and water safety training, and child care training.
It’s easy to get involved with the Red Cross in Western New York. Local opportunities include becoming a trained disaster relief response volunteer helping people affected by home fires; supporting trauma, cancer, and other patients in need by donating blood, platelet, and plasma at our area blood drives; and learning CPR, First AID, and other lifesaving skills that will prepare you to respond to emergencies.
The best way to provide immediate relief to your neighbors facing emergency situations is through a monetary donation. Our disaster assistance programs rely heavily on the generous financial support of citizens in the Western New York region. Even if you only have a few dollars to spare, your donation to American Red Cross disaster relief will make a significant difference in the lives of those facing disasters. Make a one-time donation today either online, by phone, or by mail, or set up a recurring monthly donation to make an even bigger difference.
The humanitarian work that we do at American Red Cross would not be possible without our volunteers. We have a variety of disaster relief volunteer opportunities available, as well as potential positions focused on facility management, health and safety, service to the Armed Forces, and professional specialties like photography, IT, and more. Check out our current volunteer opportunities near you!
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Board of Directors
Chair: Gloryanne Holbrook
Chair, Bio-Medical Committee: Eilish Cumbo
Chair, Disaster Services Committee / Immediate Past Chair: Susan Washburn
Chair, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Committee: Chris Faulkner
Chair, Service To Armed Forces Committee: Robert Pecoraro, Colonel, United States Airforce (Ret.)
Olin “Buddy” Campbell
The Martin Group
Moog Aircraft Group
Dr. Bharat Kohli
Dr. Michael Nazareth
National Fire Adjustment Co., Inc.
Ronald J. Papa
National Fire Adjustment Co., Inc.
Wayne Van Vleet
Orleans/ Niagara BOCES
Frank J. Ziolkowski, Zaxis Architectural Group, PC - CHAIR
Lyman Buck, Key Bank
Stephen M. Clement III
Joyce Ford Quick
Anthony Frisicaro, Greystone Alliance LLC
John D. Hoffman, First Niagara Risk Management, Inc.
William N. Hudson, Hudson Advisor Services, Inc.
Charles F. Kreiner, Jr., UBS
Mary Dee Martoche
Gerald Mazurkiewicz, Dopkins & Company, LLC
Rev. Bernard Olszewski
Jeffery P. Panza, LeChase Construction Services, LLC
Ronald P. Smith
Sherill M. Sutton, Sassy Design Group, Inc.
John R. Yurtchuck, Calspan Corporation