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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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July 23, 2014
  JONESBORO, Ark. (July 24, 2014) – The American Red Cross and Baxter Healthcare Corporation are teaming up to honor Austin Snyder with a special blood drive on July 31.  The drive will be held at Baxter Healthcare Corp., where Austin is a patient.    
July 22, 2014
Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation   (July 22, 2014) – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.  
July 9, 2014
Ashley Houston Wright died following car accident in 2013   MORRILTON, Ark. (July 7, 2014) — The family of local woman Ashley Houston Wright is inviting the Conway County community to help patients in need by giving blood in Wright’s memory on July 21. Wright was 29 when she died...
July 9, 2014
  CARLISLE, Ark. (July 7, 2014) — Rose Mary Buffalo will be remembered at a Red Cross blood drive in her honor on July 18. Rose Mary’s son, Mark Buffalo, says the blood drive is dedicated to his mother’s legacy and her commitment to the community of Carlisle, “She just...
July 3, 2014
  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 3, 2014) — Hoping the Little Rock community will get a taste for helping save lives, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Blue Bell Ice Cream and the American Red Cross are offering a sweet reward for all who come to give blood at the hospital on July 18. All...
June 30, 2014
The need becomes personal for one Little Rock family   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 26, 2014) — The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday.  
June 25, 2014
  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 27, 2014) — The American Red Cross will partner with the American Taekwondo Association for the American Taekwondo Association blood drive on July 12. The blood drive will be held during one of the nation’s most exclusive martial arts competitions, the...
June 25, 2014
Blood drive to help boost summer supplies BATESVILLE, Ark. (June 10, 2014) — Folks in Batesville can make summer time sweet for patients in need by shaking, rattling or rolling over to the WRD Entertainment and American Red Cross Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive at Lyon College...
June 17, 2014
  HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (June 12, 2014) — The brave men and women of the Helena-West Helena police and fire departments will face off in a friendly competition to help save lives June 25. These first responders will take their dedication to the community a step further by partnering...
June 12, 2014
    CLINTON, Mo. (June 12, 2014) — If Gerald Newman’s family had to describe him, they might tell you he lived life to the fullest. Now, they’re hoping to help save lives with the American Red Cross by hosting a blood drive in his memory.