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Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

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March 18, 2016
Pyper Young was diagnosed two years ago at the age of five ALEXIS, Ill. (March 18, 2016) ­­– The American Red Cross is partnering with Alexis Community Center in Alexis, Ill., and friends and family of 7-year-old Pyper Young, in inviting the Alexis and surrounding communities to give...
March 7, 2016
Donate blood and consider bone marrow registry DIXON, Ill. (March 7, 2016) — The Dixon Knights of Columbus and the American Red Cross are partnering to help save lives in honor of Greer Bond, a 2 year-old battling Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia, on March 28 from 12:30 to 5...
March 2, 2016
Marty Stokesberry continues fight with help of blood donors   STERLING, Ill. (March 1, 2016) — The American Red Cross is joining the Hopkins family and friends in remembering five of the seven-member family tragically lost in a house fire on Jan. 13. Parents, Patrick and Mary, and three...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
December 15, 2015
News Release   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                      redcrossblood.org  
December 8, 2015
News Release   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                      redcrossblood.org   Donate blood at the Holiday Heroes Battle of the Badges   Local...
December 8, 2015
News Release   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                     redcrossblood.org  
December 8, 2015
News Release   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                      redcrossblood.org   Partner with the American Red Cross and The Pantagraph by giving...
December 8, 2015
News Release   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                     redcrossblood.org  
December 1, 2015
Blood Donation Opportunities Dec. 16-31, 2015   Media contact: Tracy Fox, 260-466-2830, @RedCrossBloodHA                       redcrossblood.org   Red Cross asks for blood...