Central Plains Blood Services Region

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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...
September 9, 2014
The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
September 5, 2014
 During September, Hays residents will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals in the community. One of the simplest ways to pay it forward is to spend one hour donating blood for hospital patients in need. Throughout Pay it Forward Month in September, the...
August 27, 2014
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free...
August 13, 2014
  Throughout the month of August, various first responders across Kansas will compete to see which team can recruit the most donors for the American Red Cross Boots and Badges Blood Drive. Through the end of July, the Red Cross saw an increase of approximately 7.5 percent in the number of...
June 13, 2014
American Red Cross blood donors give hope and Kansas Pork Association (KPA) farmers give thanks – it’s all about a partnership between the two organizations which has helped collect enough blood to help more than 9,000 patients since 2012.
June 13, 2014
Eagle Communications, Rocking M Radio and Salina Media Group will compete to see which station’s employees and fans can donate the most blood at the annual American Red Cross Pump Up the Volume Blood Drive. When listeners donate blood during the drives scheduled for June 23 – 25, they...
June 13, 2014
Independence Day is traditionally celebrated with fireworks, parades and cookouts. The American Red Cross and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment encourage you to start a new family tradition this summer – giving blood. Donating blood during the annual Red, White & You Blood Drive, July...
May 23, 2014
Summer is  right around the corner; a time when blood and platelet donations often decline with schools out of session and regular donors on vacation. To help maintain the community’s blood supply, the American Red Cross and Wichita Festivals, Inc. encourage Wichitans to bring your...