Newsroom Archive

Heart of America

 
May 14, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (May 14, 2012) – During the summer months, blood donations often decrease, while the need for blood remains constant. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible blood donors to make donating blood or platelets a...
April 19, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (April 19, 2012) – Dedicated men and women in uniform dutifully serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the streets safe. But this month, they are joining together to help save lives in one more way. On April 25, the Pekin Police Department,...
March 16, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (March 16, 2012) — When the Central Illinois Auto Show rolls into the Peoria Civic Center March 30 through April 1, attendees will have the opportunity to witness the most innovative automobiles from all around the world. While the main attractions of the weekend will certainly...
February 28, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (February 28, 2012) — During Red Cross Month this March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides.
January 24, 2012
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (January 24, 2012) – The University of Illinois and Indiana University enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. They are helping save lives through the American Red Cross Border Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to have...
January 6, 2012
PEORIA, Ill. (January 9, 2012) – The Peoria Rivermen have named the American Red Cross their January 2012 Captain’s Cause! Throughout the month of January, the Rivermen will help raise awareness about the many lifesaving services the American Red Cross provides in central Illinois...
December 6, 2011
PEKIN, Ill. (December 6, 2011) – The American Red Cross is encouraging Pekin residents to think outside the box this holiday season and give the perfect gift – a potentially lifesaving blood donation. Hospital patients in Illinois and across the country can benefit from those who roll...
November 18, 2011
American Red Cross encourages Delavan residents to become advocates for blood donation If you’re looking for ways to increase the impact of your blood donation, become an advocate for patients in need like David Schmidgall, at the Delavan United Methodist Church in Delavan, Monday, December 5...
November 18, 2011
Give the gift that money can’t buy and support patients in need The American Red Cross is encouraging Peoria area residents to think outside the box this holiday season and give the perfect gift – a potentially lifesaving blood donation. Hospital patients in Illinois and across the...
November 18, 2011
This holiday season, give the gift that money can’t buy. When you donate blood with the American Red Cross, you give the perfect gift - another hug, another laugh, another smile, another chance - to someone in need of blood. And unlike the latest fashion trend, video game or golf club, the...