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February 27, 2015
  WARRENTON, Mo.— The American Red Cross is joining the City of Warrenton in remembering the town’s former mayor by hosting a blood drive in his memory on March 12. Jerry Dyer resigned as Warrenton’s mayor in October 2014, citing his battle with cancer. Dyer died in January...
February 18, 2015
  ST. LOUIS — In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive.   Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to...
January 27, 2015
  KIRKWOOD, Mo.  – The Kirkwood and Webster Groves communities are invited to honor the memory of little Benjamin “Pounder” Schrieber by giving blood at the Benjamin Schrieber Memorial Blood Drive on Feb. 8. Benjamin was 18 months old when he died of Fanconi anemia. This...
January 22, 2015
  ST. LOUIS  — The St. Louis Blues, Fox Sports Midwest, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and the American Red Cross encourage donors to help patients get back in the game by donating blood Feb. 2 at the annual St. Louis Blues Blood Drive. Fans will have the opportunity to give blood at...
January 12, 2015
  KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shonda Stanley was a proponent of blood donations and a supporter of local blood drives. Because of this dedication, her alma mater, family and friends are joining the American Red Cross to remember Stanley with a blood drive in her name on Jan. 26, nearly four years...
January 9, 2015
  COLUMBIA, Mo. – Police officer Molly Bowden died in February 2005, a month after being shot during a routine traffic stop. As family and friends remember her on the tenth anniversary of her death, they invite the community to help save the lives of others by giving blood at the annual...
January 7, 2015
  ST. LOUIS  — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.  
January 5, 2015
  KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Ashley Mayer was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, at the age of 13. Now 18, Mayer continues her fight, and also continues to join family and friends in encouraging eligible blood donors to give the gift of life. Donors will have that opportunity on Jan. 17 at the...
December 31, 2014
  In August 2013, Julia Stone of Rosebud was diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare blood cancer that doctors predicted Julia would have only a 20 percent chance of beating. More than a year later, with the help of chemotherapy and blood transfusions, 4 year-old Julia has beaten...
December 23, 2014
Annual KFVS Winter Blood Drive scheduled Jan. 15-17   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.— The American Red Cross and KFVS12 encourage area blood donors to ‘give so that someone else might live’ at the annual KFVS Winter Blood Drive Jan. 15-17 in Missouri and Illinois. Everyone who attempts...