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Central Plains Blood Services Region

 
November 12, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
November 12, 2014
 Every day, the public relies on the courageous service of first responders as they help during emergencies and keep dangerous criminals off the streets. But these heroes also look to the local communities they serve for partners in helping save lives. On Nov. 20, the Goodland Police...
October 31, 2014
105.3 The Buzz will host the inaugural HemoGoblin Halloween Blood Drive this Friday, October 31st.
September 25, 2014
Residents of Russell and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to give the gift of life Oct. 1 by donating blood to the American Red Cross in remembrance of  local resident Junior Pruter.
September 17, 2014
The American Red Cross is partnering with the University of Kansas to host its annual fall blood drive Sept. 29 through Oct. 3. The Red Cross and blood drive organizers are looking to collect over 300 pints blood, which will help to save close to 1,000 lives.  “The Red Cross is excited...
September 15, 2014
The American Red Cross is calling all Wildcats to roll up their sleeves and help save a life at the annual fall blood drive scheduled for Sept. 23-26. Blood collected at this drive could help save those in need like Kansas State University Assistant Professor, Dr. Kelly Welch. Welch received blood...
April 25, 2014
Hundreds will put away their basketballs, get off their treadmills and store their yoga mats for an afternoon as they discover a different way to exercise their hearts through the region’s largest-ever blood drive partnership May 2-19, 2014.
April 25, 2014
As a mother and grandmother, Cheryl Hurley’s first thought when diagnosed in 2006 with non-Hodgkin mantle B-cell lymphoma was of her daughter and grandchildren. She credits the will to remain a part of their lives along with the care of her doctors, a stem cell transplant and numerous blood...
April 8, 2014
On average, the American Red Cross must collect about 17,000 pints of blood every day, and as much as 20 percent of those donations come from high school and college students. Patient needs simply couldn’t be met without students like those at Kansas  State University. The Red Cross is...