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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...
October 29, 2012
Kurz Died Following 2010 Car Accident   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Oct. 29, 2012) -- The family of a local woman who died following a car accident in 2010 is joining the American Red Cross in inviting the Kirksville community to honor her life by donating blood on Nov. 17, 2012.  
October 23, 2012
  American Red Cross blood drive in memory of local cancer patient   Wood River, Ill. (Oct. 23, 2012) —  Cancer patients often need blood transfusions during treatment, and Lonnie Banks (pictured below) was no exception.  During his battle with cancer, the 60-year-old...
October 22, 2012
Sisters killed in 2007 car accident   <COLLINSVILLE, Ill.  Oct. 22, 2012> -- A deadly car crash involving two teenage girls and an Illinois State Trooper that grabbed media headlines nearly five years ago is now the driving force behind an event that could help save more than 70...