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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

September 17, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Many of us live busy lives with schedules packed with things to check off our to-do lists, and finding time to make a difference in our communities can seem daunting. But can you spare an hour to help save a life?
September 3, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 3, 2013) – 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, all presenting blood and platelet donors at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation...
August 27, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — With the arrival of Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets to help ensure sufficient supplies over the holiday weekend.
August 26, 2013
The Salt Bowl, the annual football game between Saline County rivals, Bryant and Benton high schools, is far more than a game. For the third consecutive year, the high schools are partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a friendly competition to see which school can recruit the most blood...
August 19, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug.  19, 2013) — Members and leaders of the Arkansas District Council of  the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World are uniting with the American Red Cross to host the council’s first statewide blood drive on August 24 in Little Rock.
August 15, 2013
SEARCY, Ark. --- Blood donations can help save victims’ lives following traumatic accidents and chronic illnesses. On Aug. 22, a blood drive to collect those lifesaving donations is being held in memory of Searcy resident Sidney “Sid” Jackson.
August 12, 2013
BENTON, Ark. (Aug. 12, 2013) — Many parents eagerly look forward to the day they welcome their children into the world. For the Clancy family, it came 15 weeks early. The premature delivery was unexpected, with no signs of problems during the pregnancy.
July 9, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June July 9, 2013 – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
June 4, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June  5, 2013) – The American Red Cross Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Blood Services Region and the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 6, at 2 p.m. at the Red Cross Blood Donation Center at 401 South Monroe  in Little...
May 23, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  (May 13, 2013) — The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.