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March 24, 2011
Clara Barton grew up in a modest household as a farmer’s daughter and the youngest of five children. Over the course of her lifetime, she took risks to save lives and help those in need.  She stands out as a pioneer, an outstanding humanitarian, and one of the most honored women in...
February 9, 2011
Red Cross issues a call for sponsors, community leaders, elected officials and donors to help replenish low blood supply due to severe winter storms  With this latest round of severe winter storms, the American Red Cross Massachusetts Blood Services region had 38 blood drives cancelled...
February 8, 2011
 2,424 lifesaving units of blood were collected on February   For the seventh year in a row, the American Red Cross, NECN and Comcast joined together to help patients in need by increasing the blood supply and raising awareness about the ongoing need for blood donors.  The American...
February 7, 2011
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets and the American Red Cross Massachusetts Blood Services Region teamed up in December to ‘give back’ to blood donors who give so much.  Donors who came out to give blood at a Red Cross Donor Center in December were eligible to enter to win a $500...
January 25, 2011
Call is issued for all eligible donors to help replenish decreasing supply 
December 2, 2010
The American Red Cross and Bob’s Discount Furniture are teaming up for the 2nd annual Bob’s Discount Furniture $100,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program.  The program recognizes outstanding high school seniors in Massachusetts and Connecticut who have made exceptional...
October 5, 2010
  All Presenting Blood Donors Get Free Six-Inch Sub* The American Red Cross and Subway® are partnering to help increase the blood supply and raise awareness about the need for blood.  During the month of October, all presenting blood donors in Massachusetts will receive a coupon from...
August 2, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010 — American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet member and Red Cross blood donor Greg Biffle and his Number 16 3M Ford Fusion won the 2010 Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA over the weekend.
February 26, 2010
On Monday, March 1, the Boston Bruins, American Red Cross and TD Bank will be hosting the second “Bleed Black and Gold Blood Drive” from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on the fourth floor of the TD Garden concourse (100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114).   
January 13, 2010
WZLX DJs on hand at each drive and all presenting donors get a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee!