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Central Plains

 
October 21, 2009
(August 4, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas) —Two years ago, Great Lakes Aviation, based out of Cheyenne, Wyo., wanted to do something that would encourage people to donate blood. As a result, the company started giving the American Red Cross – Central Plains Region seven sets of tickets to give...
October 21, 2009
(July 27, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas) — A commemorative blood drive was held in honor of Robert Osburn, Lawrence native, Thursday, July 16 at the First Christian Church in Wichita.   
October 21, 2009
(May 12, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas)  Horace Greeley once said, “Go West, young man.” In this spirit of adventure, The American Red Cross is loading up our “wagons” and heading to West Wichita looking for new blood donors.
October 21, 2009
(April 28, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas)  The recent documented cases of swine flu in several states across the U.S. and in a growing number of other countries may cause many people to wonder what they can do to better protect themselves right now. As health experts around the world seek to better...
October 21, 2009
(February 23, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas) Grace was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was just nine months old, and since then her entire blood volume has been replenished twice. Now, finally, she’s back to being a normal 3-year-old girl who is very excited about growing ponytails for the...
October 20, 2009
The next time you want to donate blood and need to find an American Red Cross blood drive near you, the answer may be as close as your mobile phone. The Red Cross Blood Services South Central Division announces the implementation of a mobile media program offering people the opportunity to sign up...
January 23, 2009
(January 23, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas)  The Battle of the Badges was a friendly competition between law enforcement officers and firefighters from the City of Wichita and Sedgwick County to see who could recruit the most blood and platelet donors between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3. It is an annual...