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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, External Communications Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications

 

 
June 7, 2017
This summer do something life changing for a patient in need This summer, do something life changing for a patient in need. Roll up a sleeve, give blood and help ensure patients in the Monroe community and across the country have the blood products they need. The American Red Cross is hosting a...
June 7, 2017
Help save lives with the Red Cross and enjoy free zoo admission   The American Red Cross and WISN-TV invite the community to donate blood at the Milwaukee County Zoo Blood Drive June 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the zoo’s Peck Center.  All presenting donors will receive free...
May 30, 2017
The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.  
May 24, 2017
The Red Cross and Suburban Propane work together to help save lives This summer, roll up a sleeve, give blood and help ensure patients in the Baraboo community and across the country have the blood products they need. The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive Friday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to...
May 4, 2017
  The American Red Cross is joining family and friends to host a blood drive in memory of William Connor May 22 and 23 at Christ United Methodist Church in Watertown. On May 22, the blood drive is noon-6 p.m. and May 23 it is 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
May 4, 2017
Community urged to give and help family reach 250 pint milestone The American Red Cross is joining family and friends to host the eighth annual blood drive in memory of Mike Hogan Saturday, May 20 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Oconomowoc. In October 2007...
May 1, 2017
  Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or...
April 25, 2017
Give back by helping to save lives May 8 GREEN BAY, Wis. – Give back with the Green Bay Packers and do something life changing. Join the American Red Cross and NBC26 for the Green Bay Packers Community Blood Drive Monday, May 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lambeau Field, Legend’s Club Room...