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A collection of short, intimate conversations with everyday heroes who give back and help others suffering from trauma and tragedy.

A collection of short, intimate conversations with everyday heroes who give back and help others suffering from trauma and tragedy.
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United States

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A collection of short, intimate conversations with everyday heroes who give back and help others suffering from trauma and tragedy.

Twitter:

@redcrossny

Language:

English


Episodes

Paws for a Cause

11/19/2019
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Everyone can look back into their past and point to one or two defining moments that forever changed the course of their lives. For Judy Audevard that moment came the day her pet Kizzy opened her eyes and her heart to the incredible healing power of dogs. Judy eventually gave up her successful corporate career to dedicate her life to bringing therapy animals to adults and children suffering from anxiety, tragedy and trauma. Judy Audevard is President and Founder of the Hudson Valley Paws...

Duration:00:23:17

Through the Fire

11/6/2019
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Imagine arriving at work one morning greeted by the sight of smoke, and embers falling from the sky. Imagine a situation that deteriorates very quickly, one that forces your entire workplace, and your entire town to evacuate. Imagine escaping town in your vehicle and seeing nothing but smoke and fire all around you. And, finally imagine a six-hour drive to safety knowing that your home is probably destroyed. These circumstances were very real for the residents of Paradise, California where,...

Duration:00:26:07

Experience Beyond His Years

10/29/2019
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Society has become more socially conscious than ever before, especially young people. But finding one's place in the world, where one can contribute and make a difference, can often feel overwhelming. At the same time, parents struggle with how to instill civic minded values in their children. That’s what makes Eli Russ’ story not only remarkable, but also instructional for those looking to find their way. Eli learned the value of service at an early age, almost by chance...and it changed...

Duration:00:15:15

The Journey of a Lifetime

10/17/2019
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Vivian Moy is an active American Red Cross volunteer from Port Washington, N.Y. who supports the organization's home fire safety program, provides assistance at local disasters and serves as a Public Affairs representative. At times Viv travels to large disasters outside the Greater New York region, like major flooding in Texas, devastating wildfires in Northern California and a Nor'easter in Massachusetts. Last June, Viv organized an unofficial delegation from the American Red Cross to...

Duration:00:24:59

Keep Calm and Be There For Others

10/1/2019
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Alec Cecil is a psychologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, working primarily with underserved adolescents and young adults and their families. He joined the American Red Cross in 2001 after the crash of AA Flight 587 in Queens. As part of his work with the Red Cross, Alec volunteers with the organization's Service to the Armed Forces Program (running Reconnection Workshops), he teaches Psychological First Aid and Disaster Mental Health...

Duration:00:21:10

Season 1: Humanitarians of NY Teaser

9/24/2019
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The American Red Cross in Greater New York Podcast is a collection of short, intimate conversations with everyday heroes who give back and help others suffering from trauma and tragedy. The theme of this first season is "Humanitarians of New York."

Duration:00:01:24