Newsroom Archive


May 18, 2017
David Hall died in 2013 following leukemia battle KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — For four years, David Hall battled cancer. Now, for the fifth straight year, Hall’s family and friends, the City of Kirksville, Kirksville Masonic Lodge No.105, Adair Masonic Lodge No. 366 and the American Red Cross...
May 16, 2017
Fredbird and Team Fredbird to appear at locations on June 14-15 ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The St. Louis Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest and the American Red Cross encourage fans to ‘knock it outta the park’ by donating blood to help save lives June 13-15 at various St. Louis area...
May 9, 2017
Celebrate Trauma Awareness Month and help to save lives Hermann, Mo. — The American Red Cross is teaming up with the Hermann Area Ambulance District by hosting a blood drive on Monday, May 22 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 510 W. 16th Str. in Hermann.
April 27, 2017
Owensville community encouraged to give blood   OWENSVILLE, Mo. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held in honor of Karen Waters on Thursday, May 18 from noon to 6 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 404 S. 1st Street, Owensville.
April 20, 2017
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or...
April 10, 2017
Annual spring drive scheduled April 24-26 at MizzouRec COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 10, 2017) — The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for the annual spring “Give Back For The Future” Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations.
April 5, 2017
KIRKWOOD, Mo. (April 4) - The American Red Cross and North Kirkwood Middle School are teaming up for their 8th annual blood drive. Each year students volunteer with faculty to help at the blood drive as a way of giving back to the community.
April 3, 2017
Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.   Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are...
March 23, 2017
Kirksville community encouraged to give blood March 30 KIRKSVILLE, Mo. —  The community is invited to give blood in memory of Stryker Anderson at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, March 30 from noon to 6 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church in Kirksville. For the second...
March 22, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in...