Newsroom Archive


March 7, 2014
GUTTENBERG, Iowa (March 7, 2014) — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive March 11 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Guttenberg in memory of Donna Sadewasser, a longtime Red Cross blood drive coordinator who died in October of complications related to a stroke.
March 4, 2014
MADISON, Wis. (March 4, 2014) — March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is recognizing everyday people across the country who reach out to help their neighbors in need.
February 25, 2014
WAUZEKA, Wis. (Feb. 25, 2014) — The American Red Cross, in conjunction with the National Honor Society at Wauzeka-Steuben High School, is holding the fourth annual John Peloch Memorial Blood Drive on Feb. 28 at Wauzeka Village Hall.
February 19, 2014
MILWAUKEE (Feb. 19, 2014) — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 12-4 p.m. Feb. 22 at Wisconsin Center in part of the opening day of the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show. All presenting donors will receive same-day admission to the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show, courtesy of the...
February 18, 2014
MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 18, 2014) — Inclement weather throughout January and into February has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives from coast to coast.
February 13, 2014
MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 13, 2014) — The American Red Cross is seeking blood and platelet donors to help restock the blood supply for patients in need. Snowstorms and freezing temperatures this year have forced the Red Cross to cancel 1,265 blood drives in 34 states, resulting in 44,300...
February 4, 2014
HARTLAND, Wis. (Feb. 4, 2014) — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Feb. 8 at Lake Country Lutheran High School in Hartland in memory of Jack Bartosz and Christopher Schraufnagel, who died of cancer in 2012. Bartosz died at 10 after a seven-year battle with neuroblastoma, and...
January 31, 2014
MADISON, Wis. (Jan. 31, 2014) — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter, the American Red Cross, in conjunction with Badger Sports Properties, is holding the Bucky’s Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 5-6 at Ogg Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. All...
January 30, 2014
STOCKTON, Ill. (Jan. 30, 2014) — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Feb. 3 at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Stockton in honor of Ernie Lieb, who has suffered multiple health complications since being diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lieb has received more...
January 20, 2014
MADISON, Wis. (Jan. 19, 2014) — Throughout National Blood Donor Month in January, the American Red Cross is celebrating the lifesaving contributions of blood and platelet donors.