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September 28, 2012
Julia Winkler Died from Brain Cancer   WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2012) — Students and staff at Edgar Road Elementary School in Webster Groves are joining the American Red Cross in saying goodbye to a former student and classmate who died from an aggressive form of brain cancer....
September 17, 2012
Teenager Died Following 2005 Car Accident   <Kirksville, Mo.> -- The American Red Cross invites the Kirksville community to pay tribute to a local teenager who lost her life, and can do so by helping give life to others by donating blood on Oct. 1, 2012.  
September 17, 2012
‘Let the Games Begin’ this year’s theme   <Carbondale, Ill. (Sept. 17, 2012)> – At colleges and universities nationwide, homecoming festivities typically include sporting events, returning alumni, and various activities designed to promote a school’s history...
September 14, 2012
  October is National Liver Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that organ transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery. In fact, two liver transplant patients at a...
September 10, 2012
Charles Drew Commemorative Blood Drive - Sept. 22, 2012   The American Red Cross Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region will host its annual East St. Louis Charles Drew Commemorative Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at East Saint Louis City Hall, 301 Riverpark Drive,...
September 10, 2012
    Carter Faust of O’Fallon, Ill., is only four years old, but already he has received more blood and platelet transfusions than most people do in a lifetime.  In fact, Carter has received so many blood transfusions in his fight against acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that...
September 6, 2012
Eleven Year Old Died of Lymphoma in 2006   Family and friends remember him as a fun loving soccer fan who had a gift for making people laugh.  Jordan Partridge passed away from lymphoma in May of 2006 at the age of 11, and on September 20, his family will once again invite the Jerseyville...
September 4, 2012
Over 160 Units Collected during Zach Cupp Blood Drive   An American Red Cross blood drive held in memory of a local teenager killed in an auto accident in August collected 161 units of blood Saturday, Sept. 1, exceeding its goal.  The drive was held in remembrance of Zach Cupp, a...
September 4, 2012
Blood Drive a Big Help During Holiday Weekend   The American Red Cross and New Country B97.9 partnered to help save lives with a blood drive at the Miner Convention Center in Miner, MO, on Friday, Aug. 31.   The drive collected 13 units of blood, and was scheduled just before the Labor...
September 4, 2012
Westminster, William Woods Compete To Collect Blood Donations   Two area colleges devoted to helping students find a bright future also want to help brighten the lives of patients in need of blood.  Westminster College and William Woods University are partnering in a friendly competition...