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Missouri-Illinois

 
April 12, 2013
1,700 pints collected in three days   COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 11, 2013) – The University of Missouri and American Red Cross Spring Blood Drive ended Thursday and it closed on a high note; Thursday saw 556 pints of blood collected, bringing the three-day total to 1,700 pints. The Red Cross...
April 4, 2013
 Kaitlyn Holste fighting T-cell lymphoma   EFFINGHAM, Ill. (April 4, 2013) – She rides horses. She does dance and gymnastics. She enjoys cheerleading and is a straight-A student. To look at her, you may not realize that 10 year- old Kaitlyn Holste suffers from cancer. But she does,...
April 3, 2013
‘A tradition of giving’ is drive theme   COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for their 24th annual Spring Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations. The University of Missouri/Red Cross Spring Blood Drive...
March 28, 2013
Nearly 300 pints collected   PARK HILLS, Mo. (March 28, 2013) –  The Mineral Area College Student Nurses Association, the American Red Cross and radio stations J-98/KREI/KJFF partnered for the annual Mineral Area College Blood Drive on March 27 on the college campus in Park Hills....
March 21, 2013
Elementary, high school students helped make winter blood drive a success   VIENNA, Mo. (March 21, 2013) – Students at Vienna Elementary School and Vienna High School are being recognized by the American Red Cross for their efforts to make a Red Cross blood drive held on the high school...
March 13, 2013
Help save lives on March 27   PARK HILLS, Mo. (Mar. 13, 2013) –  The Mineral Area College Student Nurses Association, the American Red Cross and radio stations J-98/KREI/KJFF will team up for the annual Mineral Area College Blood Drive on March 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bob...
March 7, 2013
Fans can donate blood prior to the game   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (March 7, 2013) – Missouri Mavericks fans can cheer on their favorite team one last time at home during the regular season, help save lives and win Mavericks playoff tickets, all in one night. Now that’s a hat trick!...
March 4, 2013
   (March 4, 2013) — During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross invites everyone to support their communities by giving blood or platelets, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation. Those involved enable the Red Cross to continue to help people prevent,...
March 1, 2013
  (March 1, 2013) — Blood donors are Everyday Heroes who help save lives. During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to join their ranks.   “Red Cross Month is an ideal time for people to...
February 25, 2013
  (Feb. 25, 2013)— Severe winter weather across much of Missouri and parts of Illinois and eastern Kansas last week forced the cancellation of approximately 20 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than 1,200 blood and platelet donations through the Red Cross...