Newsroom Archive

Missouri-Illinois

 
August 15, 2012
  September is National Preparedness Month, a time for Americans to prepare for disasters of all types, including personal ones that require blood transfusions. By giving blood through the American Red Cross, eligible donors can ensure blood is ready and available when any disaster strikes....
August 14, 2012
Kansas City Native Rebecca Egender Critically Hurt in 2009 Crash   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, Rebecca Egender, 31, is inviting the community to...
August 14, 2012
Nearly 50 Donors Give the Gift of Life                         Radio station KWWR, the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross partnered to help save lives...
August 13, 2012
Join the Fun on Aug. 25 in Florissant   Want to enjoy a party and help save lives at the same time? You can at the ‘re-opening’ of the American Red Cross donor center at 3533 Dunn Road in Florissant on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.!
August 8, 2012
 Just three additional blood donors at each blood drive could boost supply    The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is...
August 6, 2012
Two-day Blood Drive Collects Over 2,000 Units   For the 29th summer, the American Red Cross and the home of real rock radio in St. Louis, KSHE95, partnered to help save lives with a two day blood drive at eight locations in Missouri and Illinois on Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4.  ...
August 2, 2012
Kaye Prather Died of Cancer in May   A Medora, IL, woman who gave blood as often as she could is being remembered by community members following her death from cancer in May of this year.  In a fitting tribute, the local community is saying goodbye to Kaye Prather with an American Red...
August 2, 2012
Blood Drive Part of Fan Fest Festivities on Sept. 8   As the old jokes goes, due to the sometimes violent nature of their sport, hockey players are involuntary blood donors.  On September 8, the Missouri Mavericks and the American Red Cross are asking for voluntary donors to roll up their...
July 30, 2012
Presenting Blood Donors Receive Free Zoo Admission Ticket               Visitors to the Kansas City Zoo on Saturday, Aug. 11 will not only see a wide array of exotic animals, but they can also help save lives! 
July 30, 2012
Over 30 Donors Give the Gift of Life                         Fox 23/ My 49 and the American Red Cross partnered to help save lives on Friday, July 27, in Cape Girardeau, and collected...