Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the American Red Cross in Greater New York hosted its 2017 American Red Cross Gala: Heroes Among Us at the American Museum of Natural History.
Wells Fargo will received the Corporate Leadership Award for their long-standing commitment to the Red Cross through financial donations and volunteering. Ronald S. Lauder and Family and Leonard A. Lauder and Family will receive the American Red Cross Humanitarian Award for their on-going commitment to humanitarian relief and support of the most recent Red Cross Hurricane recovery efforts.
The American Red Cross National Hero Award was presented to Dr. Annie Sparrow, Critical Care Pediatrician and Public Health Expert; Dr. Zaher Sahloul, Critical Care Physician and Founder of the American Relief Coalition for Syria; and Dr. Mohamad Bader Eddin Aljarah, Director of Health for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. The three doctors were recognized for their courage and commitment to providing medical relief and alleviating human suffering in war-torn regions.
The American Red Cross Local Hero Award was presented to Staten Island resident, Delroy Lewis for saving the lives of two young children and their neighbors by pulling them out of a burning building.
Hear John Osborn Chairman of The American Red Cross NY Chapter , Speaking about the Organization and his involvement with it.