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June 16, 2011
American Red Cross asks donors to help maintain summer blood supply What are you doing this summer? The American Red Cross is your connection to helping save lives by donating blood and hanging out with friends at the Fifth Annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive on Wednesday, June 22...
June 15, 2011
NAIA student-athletes are learning to effectively organize blood drives at their schools. Cassandra Kramer, a member of the Spring Arbor University volleyball team, has "a passion for civic engagement and making a difference in the lives of others." That's why she has been a Red Cross...
June 9, 2011
 The Red Cross partners with the Nexcare give program to thank and encourage blood donors with a new fashion-inspired bandage collection. In 2011 alone, nearly 6 million people across America may require a blood transfusion.  With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the...
June 3, 2011
ABINGDON, Ill. (June 1, 2011) – On June 9, the Abingdon community has an opportunity to honor long-time resident Louise Whiteneck, by donating blood at the Abingdon American Legion and help boost the summer blood supply. Community Blood Drive in Honor of Louise Whiteneck Thursday, June 9 from...
June 3, 2011
George Jacob has served the people in our community as a Peoria City Councilman since 2005. He is known for his dedication to the city, his job, his church and, most importantly, his family and friends. It has been a year since his accident in which he suffered several serious injuries. 
June 3, 2011
For Linda Hofmann of Orion, donating blood was a way to give back in memory of her son Dylan who sustained fatal injuries in an automobile accident. Dylan’s organs were donated to give patients in need of organ and tissue transplants a chance to spend more time with family and friends.  ...
May 31, 2011
Summer Drive Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win a Brand New Car! Since blood donations often drop to low levels during the summer, the American Red Cross encourages donors to get their motor running and head out to a blood drive or blood donation center. One lucky individual will cruise into fall...
May 19, 2011
All presenting blood donors have the chance to win a grill package
May 17, 2011
To ensure blood and platelets are available to help patients in need this summer, the American Red Cross developed the Good to Give. Good to Go. campaign.  Good to Give. Good to Go. will remind and encourage people to give blood or platelets, thank them for giving and offer a chance to win a...
May 17, 2011
Summer months present unique challenges for collecting enough blood and platelet donations to maintain readily available supplies for patients in need. While the need for blood never goes away, blood and platelet donors sometimes do. Summer vacations and activities can fill schedules, leaving...