Central Plains Blood Services Region

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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...
May 23, 2014
WICHITA, Kan. (May 21, 2014) — The American Red Cross kicks off its 100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope. campaign on May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve. School nurse Alicia Dunn know firsthand of the importance of blood donations. Her...
May 23, 2014
Topeka residents have an opportunity to help save a life by giving blood and to consider adopting a pet from the Helping Hands Humane Society. “Many thanks to BRIGGS SUBARU of TOPEKA for helping us kick off our summer campaign with this blood drive,” said Tricia Quinn, CEO, Central...
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...