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Missouri-Illinois

 
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...
February 19, 2013
Family and friends continue to give in his honor   JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. (Feb. 19, 2013) –  For the seventh consecutive year, friends and family of Michael Dean are partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in Dean’s memory. Dean was 25 when he died from...
February 18, 2013
  (Feb. 18, 2013) — Blood donors are everyday heroes who help save lives. During March, Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to join their ranks. March was first proclaimed Red Cross Month in 1943 by...
February 11, 2013
Program recognizes hospitals for blood collection efforts  
February 4, 2013
   (Feb. 4, 2013) — February is Black History Month, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, a black surgeon and blood specialist who became the first medical director of an American Red Cross blood bank in 1941, the Red Cross reminds all eligible donors how important it is that...