Newsroom Archive

Central Plains Blood Services Region

August 29, 2012
Wichita, Kan.—Aug. 29, 2012—With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood types.
August 24, 2012
Media Contact:  Jennifer Keller, 316-558-2428,                         ...
August 14, 2012
Media Contact:  Jennifer Keller, 316-558-2428,                                    ...
July 26, 2012
News Release Media Contact:  Jennifer L. Keller, 316-558-2428,                        
July 15, 2012
CONTACT: Jennifer Keller, 316-558-2428 or  
May 14, 2012
The Red Cross is dedicated to helping families, businesses and communities prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. For the first time, corporate and business sponsors in the Central Plains Blood Services Region, who host blood drives during the critical summer months, will be offered a...
May 3, 2012
Yes, we’re doing it again, Bleedup 5, sponsored by TECU Credit Union and Digital Wichita is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., May. 24, 2012, at TECU Credit Union, 6300 W. 21st St.
May 2, 2012
Three years ago a young man from Kansas was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor and was not expected to live. Thanks to his doctors and multiple transfusions of blood, platelets and plasma, Doug Frye plans on graduating from college in the spring of 2013.
May 2, 2012
Vampire Barnabas Collins may be condemned to the shadows for eternity, but the American Red Cross and the gothic comedy film “Dark Shadows” are teaming up to bring to light the constant need for blood. Before “Dark Shadows” hits theaters on May 11, blood donors are invited...