First responders, community leaders and organizations are teaming up with the American Red Cross and 9/11 Day for a special blood drive to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of September 11.
WHAT: A news conference to announce the partnership and provide details about the 9/11 Day blood drive happening at the YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
WHERE: YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County
50 Graham Road West, Ithaca
WHO: Frank Towner
Executive Director, YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County
Town of Lansing Mayor
American Red Cross Blood Services, New York-Penn Region
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.