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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)
danielle.ray@redcross.org
 

 

 

 
November 6, 2014
First responders roll up a sleeve to help save lives   Memphis, Tenn. (Oct.31, 2014) — Horn Lake police officers and firefighters typically work together to respond to emergencies, but on Nov. 19, these first responders will battle it out with each other to help save lives at the...
November 5, 2014
In honor of Arkansans fighting sickle cell  
November 3, 2014
Ouachita Baptist University vs. Henderson State University LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2014) — Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) and Henderson State University (HSU) are partnering with the American Red Cross for a friendly competition to help save lives. Both universities will host two-day...
November 3, 2014
Annual MSU Fall blood drive could help save up to 444 lives   SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Oct. 29, 2014) — Students at Missouri State University (MSU) are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the annual MSU Fall blood drive. Students, faculty, staff and the community are encouraged to roll...
October 2, 2014
  LITTLE ROCK, AR, (Oct. 2, 2014) – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors...
September 22, 2014
Southern Arkansas University vs. the University of Arkansas at Monticello   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 22, 2014) —Southern Arkansas University (S.A.U.) and the University of Arkansas at Monticello (U.A.M.) are partnering with the American Red Cross for a competition blood drive. It’...
September 22, 2014
Southern Arkansas University vs. the University of Arkansas at Monticello   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 22, 2014) —Southern Arkansas University (S.A.U.) and the University of Arkansas at Monticello (U.A.M.) are partnering with the American Red Cross for a competition blood drive. It’...
September 17, 2014
Benton and Bryant High go head to head in a competition to help save lives   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 17, 2014) — The 2014 Salt Bowl may have ended in a tie, but the football rivals have a chance for a rematch. Benton and Bryant High Schools go head to head for a second time in a...
September 16, 2014
Homecoming Satellite Blood Drives in Joplin, Springfield   SPRINGFIELD/JOPLIN, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2014) — The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for the 29th annual Homecoming Blood Drive. Alumni in Southern Missouri are showing their support by hosting the...
September 16, 2014
Annual Homecoming blood drive scheduled for Oct. 15 and 16   FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Sept. __, 2014) — Calling all Hogs home! The University of Arkansas and the American Red Cross are teaming up for the annual Homecoming Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations.