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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...
January 31, 2013
Roger Yaeger donated 160th pint in December   PITTSFIELD, Ill. (Jan. 31, 2013) –  Roger Yaeger says donating blood has always come easily. The 69-year-old Pittsfield, Ill. man has been giving blood since his teenage years. On Dec. 28, 2012, Yaeger’s donation at his hometown...
January 28, 2013
Benjamin Schrieber died of anemia   KIRKWOOD, Mo. (Jan. 28, 2012) – 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. 10. Benjamin was 18...