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December 3, 2012
   (Dec. 3, 2012) — The holiday season is here, and with it comes the exchange of gifts amongst family and friends. But many hospital patients have a gift on their wish list this year that only generous hearts can give: a blood donation. Once the hustle and bustle of the holidays...
November 30, 2012
Lucy Bevill fighting cancer   SHELBYVILLE, Mo. (Nov. 29, 2012) – Shelbyville, Mo. resident Lucy Bevill’s family and friends fear Bevill may soon lose her battle with leukemia. To remember her and help others, they are asking the local community to honor her by giving blood  
November 28, 2012
Zack Fennewald died in April 2012   LADDONIA, Mo. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Zack Fennewald, described as a class clown and doting older brother, will be remembered by family and friends at an American Red Cross blood drive in his memory.   The Red Cross and the family of Zack Fennewald will...
November 19, 2012
St. Louis Rams, American Red Cross team up for 13th annual blood drive   ST. LOUIS (Nov. 19, 2012) — The St. Louis Rams and the American Red Cross encourage fans to get in the red zone and donate blood to help patients in need. The Rams and the Red Cross will join forces to help save...
November 15, 2012
  (Nov. 15, 2012) — Every day, patients across the country rely on blood and platelets donated through the American Red Cross. While the need is ongoing, the supply isn’t — especially around the holidays, when regular donors travel and spend time with family and friends and...
November 12, 2012
Joy Conley diagnosed at 5 months old   WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (Nov. 10, 2012) – Joy Conley is just 21 months old and has spent most of her young life battling T-cell leukemia. She was diagnosed in June 2011, and after a bone marrow transplant and brief remission, the cancer has returned....
November 5, 2012
Four area departments participating      CARLYLE, Ill. (Nov. 5, 2012) – The American Red Cross is partnering with four Carlyle-area emergency response departments for the Carlyle Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Nov. 20, 2012.  
November 5, 2012
Drive scheduled Nov. 19, 2012   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 5, 2012) – A leukemia diagnosis for Jenny Stock when she was just nine years old didn’t slow her down a bit. Now, family, friends and the American Red Cross are honoring this local teenager with a blood drive in her name....
November 5, 2012
   (Nov. 5, 2012) — The holiday season is just around the corner, and the American Red Cross asks everyone to support its mission by giving something meaningful — hope for those in need. A blood donation is a gift that doesn’t cost a thing. Recently, Superstorm Sandy...
October 30, 2012
Red Cross urges blood donations in unaffected areas    (Oct. 30, 2012) — Hurricane Sandy has forced the cancellation of approximately 300 American Red Cross blood drives in 14 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of nearly 9,000 blood and platelet donations already...