Posted Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Board Recognizes Invaluable Contributions of Red Cross Volunteers
The Morris County Freeholders have proclaimed March 2019 as American Red Cross Month in Morris County, asking county residents to recognize and thank the selfless Red Cross volunteers and donors who give of their time and resources to help the community.
“The Red Cross is filled with selfless volunteers who are ready to serve whether it be to help flood victims, find shelter for residents who have lost their homes to fire, provide blood to help trauma victims, assist cancer patients, or use their life-saving skills to save persons having heart attacks,” said Freeholder Director Doug Cabana.
“We strongly commended them for their efforts to alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies.’’
The proclamation was issued at the Wednesday, March 27, Freeholder Board meeting in Morristown. It was presented Hart Coven, Volunteer and Executive Board member of the Red Cross N.J. CrossRoads Chapter, and Holly Lenhardt, Joanne Autore, and Cindy McCullum of Red Cross Services.
The Crossroads chapter serves 8.8 million people, including 1.1 million people in Morris, Union and Warren Counties, and the towns of Millburn and Short Hills in Essex County.
In 2016, the New Jersey Region did the following:
These Red Cross services were made possible by the generous contribution of time from more than 5,000 volunteers across the state, including Morris County, who help make a difference in their communities!
For more information on the American Red Cross visit the CrossRoads Chapter here.