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November 12, 2012
MADISON, Wis. - Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. In the spirit of the season, the American Red Cross is thanking presenting donors with a complimentary pie at participating area donation centers and blood drives during the week of Thanksgiving.
November 12, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The American Red Cross invites football fans to give something that means something by donating blood at the Green Bay Packers blood drive on Nov. 14.  While the need for blood is ongoing, the supply isn’t — especially around the holidays. In the spirit of...
November 5, 2012
MADISON, Wis. - As voters cast their ballots in the general election on Nov. 6, the American Red Cross reminds residents to practice another civic duty on Election Day by donating blood. Madison-area donors are invited to give blood at Madison East High School, which also serves as a polling...
October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy has forced the cancellation of approximately 300 American Red Cross blood drives in 14 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of nearly 9,000 blood and platelet donations already. The shortfall is expected to grow as Sandy is causing power outages and flooding in many...
September 5, 2012
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. – On September 8, Ozaukee County residents will have an opportunity to roll up their sleeves and donate blood in honor of Matt Hopkins. Last May, Hopkins was involved in a dirt bike accident on a local track and sustained injuries to his spinal cord, leaving him...
August 27, 2012
As the hot summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets. To help ensure an adequate blood supply this Labor Day holiday, from August 30 to...
August 23, 2012
DELAFIELD, Wis. - With eye-catching pink fire trucks and specially designed merchandise, the Pink Heals Tour is making a stop in Delafield on August 27 to raise awareness and provide support for those who are battling cancer. Attendees are encouraged to donate blood with the American Red Cross in...
August 22, 2012
MADISON, Wis. - With the football season just around the corner, the American Red Cross invites loyal Badger fans to roll up their sleeves in support of their favorite college football team and patients in need of lifesaving blood. Those who present to donate blood on August 27 at one of two...
August 13, 2012
NEW GLARUS, Wis. - On August 17, New Glarus-area residents can roll up their sleeves and donate blood to honor the memory of Catelyn Owen. Catelyn was just 20 months old when she passed away last September after developing Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a childhood disease that destroys red blood...
August 6, 2012
FITCHBURG, Wis. - In Fitchburg, men and women in uniform help save lives every day, but on August 9, they are joining forces to save lives in one more way. The Fitchburg Police and Fire Departments will battle it out to recruit the most blood donors during an American Red Cross Battle of the Badges...