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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

December 27, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — On Jan. 4, Brandon Riddle and his family will recognize the blood and organ donors who have helped save his life. The American Red Cross and Ozarks Area Racers are partnering for the third annual blood drive in his honor.
December 18, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —The American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month, while discovering the true meaning of the season, by giving a generous gift of a blood or platelet donation....
December 12, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The season of giving is in full swing, along with the colder weather that comes along with winter. On Dec. 24, the American Red Cross and Salvation Army are offering the community an opportunity to give and make a difference to someone in need, before folks celebrate the...
December 9, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Severe winter weather forced the cancellation of 32 Red Cross blood drives in Arkansas, southwest Missouri and the Memphis, Tenn., area, which resulted in a shortfall of about 1,000 expected blood and platelet donations over the past five days. 
December 6, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --- Due to inclement winter weather, the American Red Cross Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Blood Services Region has canceled the following blood donation operations: Dec. 11 Cave City High School, 711 N. Main in Cave City, Ark. Ranger Boats, 927 Highway 178 North in Flippin,...
December 4, 2013
CAMDEN, Ark. — First responders, like those in law enforcement, are trained to be prepared in an emergency situation. They are ready to respond when the calls come in. On Dec. 17, the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA) and Southern Arkansas University Tech are answering the...
December 3, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The holiday season has many facing a number of to-do’s from purchasing gifts to planning dinner. The American Red Cross, KNWA and Fox 24 ask that donors give an hour to add one lifesaving item to their list before checking it twice.
November 25, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Officers who work in local police departments put themselves in the line of fire to protect and serve their communities. On Dec. 7, the Collierville Citizens Police Association is partnering with the American Red Cross to help save lives and say thanks to the men and women...
November 25, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to the community or someone less fortunate. Giving an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all – the...
November 25, 2013
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Blood donations can help a wide variety of patients, including people undergoing organ transplants. Sometimes, those individuals live right in our community, while others could be halfway across the country.