Newsroom

Missouri-Illinois

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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September 29, 2014
Annual Homecoming Blood Drive scheduled Oct. 13-16   COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 29, 2014) — The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for the 29th annual Homecoming Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations.   The University of Missouri/Red...
September 19, 2014
Tenth annual drive commemorates local teenager who died in 2005   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2014) — The American Red Cross and blood drive sponsor Highland Crest Assisted Living by Americare invite the Kirksville community to attend the tenth annual Stefani Lorton Memorial Blood Drive...
September 17, 2014
Caleb Nehring lost his battle with cancer in 2006   WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2014) — The family of Caleb Nehring is again partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in memory of their son. Caleb was 8 years old when he died in October 2006 after battling cancer...
September 16, 2014
Presenting donors will receive T-shirt, chance to win stay at Crowne Plaza Hotel   FARMINGTON, Mo. (Sept. 16, 2014) — The American Red Cross and KTJJ/KREI/KJFF Regional Radio invite members of the Farmington and Festus communities to help save lives by donating blood on Sept. 29....
September 9, 2014
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood    (Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.  ...
September 4, 2014
Jordan Partridge died at age 11   JERSEYVILLE, Ill.  (Sept. 4, 2014) — Family and friends remember him as a fun loving soccer fan who had a gift for making people laugh. Jordan Partridge was 11 years old when he died from lymphoma in May 2005, and on Sept. 18, his family will once...
August 25, 2014
  The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a...
August 14, 2014
Boonville Police, Fire engage in friendly competition Aug. 29   BOONVILLE, Mo. (Aug. 14, 2014) — The public depends on the generous service of first responders who dedicate their lives to helping others in times of emergency. But even the most courageous heroes need partners to help save...
August 13, 2014
Annual KFVS Summer Blood Drive scheduled Aug. 22-23   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (July 30, 2014) — Help prevent an emergency blood shortage by giving blood with KFVS12 and the American Red Cross Aug. 22-23 in southern Missouri and Illinois. Everyone who attempts to donate during the two-day...
August 12, 2014
Kansas City native Rebecca Egender was critically hurt in 2009 crash   KANSAS CITY, Mo.  (Aug. 12, 2014) — A Kansas City native with dreams of making it on the silver screen in Los Angeles almost never got the chance after a car accident in 2009 nearly claimed her life. Now, 33-year...