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

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September 3, 2014
American Red Cross to host blood drives in honor of local sickle cell patients LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept.02, 2014) — September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and the American Red Cross is partnering with local organizations for blood drives in honor of those fighting sickle cell and in...
August 26, 2014
  (Aug. 25, 2014) – 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, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers...
August 14, 2014
Veterans with cancer blood drive in honor of Marine Corps veteran Terry Davis   RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Aug. 14, 2014) — The American Red Cross and Marine Corps League Lake Dardanelle Detachment 1310 are teaming up for the ‘Veterans with Cancer blood drive in honor of Terry Davis...
August 5, 2014
Cabot community encouraged to give blood CABOT, Ark. (Aug. 5, 2014) — The American Red Cross and Cabot Junior High North are teaming up to honor a student, Barrett Stark, who is fighting cancer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Cabot Junior High faculty members, students and people...
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.