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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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May 20, 2014
PEORIA, Ill. (May 20, 2014) — The American Red Cross kicks off its 100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope. campaign on May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve.
May 19, 2014
PEORIA, Ill. (May 19, 2014) — In January of this year, 12-year-old St. Vincent de Paul Parish School student Samantha “Sam” Jones was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer known as Ewing’s sarcoma. Sam is currently undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children’s...
May 13, 2014
QUINCY, Ill. (May 13, 2014) — When the summer season arrives, blood and platelet donations often decline as schools are out of session and families pack their schedules full of fun activities. But cancer patients, trauma victims, surgery patients and more can’t take a summer holiday...