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December 21, 2011
You don’t need to score the game-winning touchdown to be considered an MVP. By donating blood, football fans can become all-stars for patients in the community and across the country.  This week, Badger fans can show support for their favorite college football team and help ensure a...
December 7, 2011
The American Red Cross is encouraging Madison-area residents to think outside the box this holiday season and give the priceless gift of life. Hospital patients in Madison and across the country will benefit from those who roll up their sleeves and donate blood at the 26th Annual American Red Cross...
December 1, 2011
The American Red Cross and the Green Bay Botanical Garden are teaming up to give community members the opportunity to help save lives and experience the magic of the holiday season. All presenting donors at the Green Bay Botanical blood drive will receive a complimentary ticket for the...
November 14, 2011
This Thanksgiving, you can give a hospital patient another reason to be thankful by donating blood or platelets. A single blood donation can help save up to three lives and give patients in need another opportunity to celebrate holidays with their loved ones. During this season of giving thanks,...
November 11, 2011
The American Red Cross is asking people to roll up their sleeves and give blood or platelets this Veterans Day weekend to honor those who have served their country. At the same time, anyone who comes to donate will have the opportunity to sign a card and include a personal message that will become...
October 26, 2011
GREEN BAY, Wis. – The  World Champion Green Bay Packers are teaming up with the American Red Cross to support hospital patients in Wisconsin and across the country. The Packers are encouraging their fans to roll up their sleeves for the second time this year at the World Champion Green...
September 27, 2011
Those who help save lives this fall by presenting to donate blood will have the opportunity to see a Waterloo Black Hawks hockey game, courtesy of the Black Hawks, KWWL-TV and the American Red Cross. On October 1, eligible donors are invited to join the Black Hawks at Young Arena for the Second...
September 7, 2011
On September 14, the Peshtigo community has an opportunity to donate blood in honor of eight-year-old Owen Pilot who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age three. Peshtigo residents may also register as a bone marrow donor with DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow donor...
August 31, 2011
Since Hurricane Irene began its path along the East Coast, the storm has forced the cancellation of more than 70 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than 2,400 blood and platelet donations. Additional blood drives are expected to be canceled or postponed in the coming...
August 19, 2011
Keebler to donate more than 12 million cookies for blood drives nationwide (August 19, 2011) – Each day an average of 38,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States, and that blood can only come from volunteer donors. As a way of recognizing these generous individuals for...