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Central Plains Blood Services Region

 
October 21, 2009
(September 18, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas)–While Autumn brings the promise of cooler days, and longer nights, the American Red Cross reminds area residents that regardless of the season blood is always needed.  
October 21, 2009
(Sept. 3, 2009–Wichita, Kansas)  During the gold rush, going West promised great rewards, the same is holding true in West Wichita when it comes to blood donation.  
October 21, 2009
Red Cross urges blood donations at fixed sites and mobiles   Wichita, Kan.–Sept. 1, 2009– The American Red Cross reminds area residents that during the long Labor Day weekend while many people will be making one last outing away from home, this could translate into more accidents...
October 21, 2009
(Aug. 28, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas)  In a well-traveled minivan with a sign “Donating Across America” on it, McPherson, Kan. couple Jim and Linda Parker took their special brand of heroism to eight of 20 Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) donor centers across the United States this...
October 21, 2009
(Aug. 18, 2009 - Wichita, Kansas) –Red Cross Racing is back this season. Greg Biffle, driver of Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 16 Ford Fusion, has signed on again as a Red Cross spokesperson this 2009 racing season to help raise awareness about the ongoing need for blood donations,...
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...