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PHOTOS: Annual Red Cross Holiday Craft Show Held

November 26, 2018
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PHOTOS: Annual Red Cross Holiday Craft Show Held

The American Red Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania held its 24th annual Holiday Craft Show over the weekend at the Kingston Armory.

The show featured more than 150 vendors selling homemade crafts, soaps, lotions, jewelry, pet products, holiday decorations, food, wine and more.

Funds raised at the craft show help the Red Cross support services it provides to a population of nearly 600,000 people in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties.

According to the Red Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, in the past year the organization has responded to more than 160 disasters providing emergency assistance to nearly 700 people, installed more than 2,700 free smoke alarms, trained nearly 10,000 people in first aid, CPR, AED and other lifesaving skills and taught more than 2,600 elementary school students about emergency preparedness.

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