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January 23, 2011
The Big Ten schools enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. They all are helping save lives in the second annual American Red Cross Big Ten Challenge. Partnering with the American Red Cross and the Big Ten Network, the goal of the challenge is to...
January 19, 2011
 This winter, the Bradley University – Illinois State University basketball match is moving off of the basketball court and into the community to donate blood. Partnering with the American Red Cross, the goal of the challenge is to have BU - ISU students, staff and faculty together...
January 5, 2011
In conjunction with the new season of ABC’s “The Bachelor,”  the American Red Cross and the hit romance reality series are joining forces to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood.   Several former Bachelors and Bachelorettes will be visiting select blood...
December 28, 2010
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of blood donors who roll up their sleeves to help patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate blood...
December 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, Friday, December 03, 2010 — At present, there are no specific federal recommendations regarding deferral of individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or other diseases that have been associated with Murine Leukemia Virus-related virus (XMRV) infection. Nevertheless, in the...
November 10, 2010
For some, the search has already started: hours spent looking through sale circulars, scouring websites, making a list of stores – all in search of the perfect holiday gift at the perfect price. But the perfect gift isn't the latest electronic gadget or the must-have toy of the year, and...
September 10, 2010
Celebrate Diversity by Donating Blood Help the American Red Cross maintain a diverse blood supply to meet the needs of all patients
September 10, 2010
FREEPORT, Ill.(September 9, 2010) – Around Freeport, men and women in uniform help save lives every day, but this Saturday, they are joining forces to save lives in one more way.  On September 11, the Freeport Police Department with the Stephenson County Sheriff and the Freeport Fire...
August 5, 2010
  EAST PEORIA, Ill. (August 3, 2010) – Summer may be winding to a close, but the American Red Cross is reminding eligible individuals that it’s not too late to become a summer lifesaver by donating blood on August 9, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  at the East Peoria Bob Evans...
August 4, 2010
QUINCY, Ill. (August 5, 2010) – Down the street and across the country there are patients in need of lifesaving blood. Quincy residents can be a summer lifesaver and make a difference in the lives of others by donating blood at Ethan's Rodeo Blood Round Up Blood Drive on Saturday, August...