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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Laura McGuire, Communications Program Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications

 

 
August 26, 2016
Remember Sept. 11 by donating blood MADISON, Wis. (Aug. 26, 2016) — In the 15 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, many Americans have chosen to commemorate the events of that day by giving blood. The Madison police and fire departments are again partnering with the American Red Cross to invite...
August 26, 2016
Remember Sept. 11 by donating blood HILLPOINT, Wis. (Aug. 26, 2016) — In the 15 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, many Americans have chosen to commemorate the events of that day by giving blood. Hillpoint is once again partnering with the American Red Cross to invite the community to donate...
August 25, 2016
Remember Sept. 11 by donating blood BARABOO, Wis. (Aug. 24, 2016) — In the 15 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, many Americans have chosen to commemorate the events of that day by giving blood. Baraboo EMS is once again partnering with the American Red Cross to invite the community to donate...
August 24, 2016
Ensure local patients receive blood by donating Sept. 6-9 at Ogg Hall MADISON, Wis. (Aug. 24, 2016) - The University of Wisconsin-Madison began its efforts to help save lives by hosting American Red Cross blood drives in the 1970’s. Since that first drive was held, thousands of lives have...
August 16, 2016
Donate blood on Aug. 30 in quest to reach the 5,000-pint milestone GREEN BAY, Wis. (Aug. 10, 2016) — On Tuesday, Aug. 30, the American Red Cross is teaming up with the Green Bay Packers to host the Green Bay Packers “Drive for 5” Blood Drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lambeau Field...