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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present


Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Danielle Ray, External Communications Manager 
Greater Oark-Arkansas Blood Services Region
(501) 614-4420 (p) (501) 765-9903 (c)



January 29, 2015
2nd Annual Memorial Blood Drive for Will McGary   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 27, 2015) — The American Red Cross is remembering a fallen hero at the 2nd Annual Memorial Blood Drive for Will McGary.   Officer McGary died in the line of duty on Feb. 1, 2013.
January 6, 2015
Donate blood in memory of Robert Laws   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 6, 2015) — The American Red Cross is partnering with the city of Jacksonville for a special Battle of the Badges blood drive in memory of Robert Laws. The Jacksonville Police and Fire departments will compete to see who can...
January 6, 2015
Resolve to give blood or platelets, and encourage others, during National Blood Donor Month   (Jan. 6, 2014) — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual...
December 17, 2014
Make becoming a blood donor one of your New Year’s resolutions   Little Rock, Ark. (Dec. 29, 2014) — The American Red Cross is teaming up with KARN News Radio, Power 92, B98.5, Alice 107.7 and the Museum of Discovery to provide potentially lifesaving donations for patients in need...
December 16, 2014
2015 Drive for Life set for Jan. 16-18   Jonesboro, Ark. (Dec. 16, 2014) — KAIT Region 8 News will start the New Year on a lifesaving mission; to provide blood to patients in need. In January, the station will partner with the American Red Cross for the 2015 Drive for Life, a blood drive...