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June 21, 2011
In between the cookouts, vacations and ball games, plan on making one more stop this summer at the 25th Annual Super Donor Days Blood Drive.  According to the Red Cross, holiday weekends like the Fourth of July can prove extra challenging for blood collections making this a great time to...
June 15, 2011
NAIA student-athletes are learning to effectively organize blood drives at their schools. Cassandra Kramer, a member of the Spring Arbor University volleyball team, has "a passion for civic engagement and making a difference in the lives of others." That's why she has been a Red Cross...
June 8, 2011
In 2011 alone, nearly 6 million people across America may require a blood transfusion.  With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the kindness of donors. Through their generous actions, these blood donors prove how one person can make a difference in the lives of many, as one...
May 23, 2011
Since blood donations often drop to low levels during the summer, the American Red Cross encourages donors to get their motor running and head out to a blood drive or blood donation center. One lucky individual will cruise into fall with a brand new car!
May 17, 2011
Summer months present unique challenges for collecting enough blood and platelet donations to maintain readily available supplies for patients in need. While the need for blood never goes away, blood and platelet donors sometimes do. Summer vacations and activities can fill schedules, leaving...
May 16, 2011
To ensure blood and platelets are available to help patients in need this summer, the American Red Cross developed the Good to Give. Good to Go. campaign.  Good to Give. Good to Go. will remind and encourage people to give blood or platelets, thank them for giving and offer a chance to win a...
April 28, 2011
Disaster workers, meals, equipment and blood headed to area hardest hit
April 13, 2011
In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 10 – 16), the American Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region presented Betty Leiser with the Career Achievement Award at a volunteer recognition luncheon on April 13 for her 53 years of volunteerism as a Red Cross blood drive coordinator and...
March 25, 2011
With more than 30,000 blood donations canceled because of severe winter weather across the country during January and part of February, the American Red Cross set out to recover those donations through the support of committed volunteer blood drive hosts and blood donors. The recovery period...
March 23, 2011
Results are in for the 2011 American Red Cross Big Ten Challenge. Students, staff, faculty and alumni of the Big Ten universities came together to donate 8,056 pints of blood and help patients in need! Fans from the Universities of Wisconsin and Iowa stepped up to contribute 1,231 pints to the...