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July 30, 2012
Presenting Blood Donors Receive Free Zoo Admission Ticket               Visitors to the Kansas City Zoo on Saturday, Aug. 11 will not only see a wide array of exotic animals, but they can also help save lives! 
July 30, 2012
Over 30 Donors Give the Gift of Life                         Fox 23/ My 49 and the American Red Cross partnered to help save lives on Friday, July 27, in Cape Girardeau, and collected...
July 27, 2012
Nearly 200 Donors Give the Gift of Life                         Kirksville media outlets, including KTVO-TV, Cable One, KLTE Bott Radio, Radio Park and the Kirksville Daily Express...
July 27, 2012
Kim Meyer Wins Elvis Cut-Out at Red Cross Blood Drive   The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to rock and roll up their sleeves this summer to help patients in need, and among the many who have answered that call is Kim Meyer of Bland, MO.  For her efforts, Meyer not only receives...
July 19, 2012
Just a few additional blood donors at remaining blood drives could boost supply   With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of...
June 25, 2012
Blood and platelet donors of all types needed   The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year.  
June 18, 2012
Give the Gift of Life in Honor of Dads Everywhere   He’s there when you need him to lend a helping hand.  He cheers you on at your sporting events and dance recitals.  He fixes your broken doll or toy.  He’s the one you look up to.  He’s your dad.  ...
June 14, 2012
Milestone Donation Expected at Red Cross Blood Drive June 16     He may have started giving blood for what he refers to as a “selfish” reason, but West Frankfort resident Rick Wickman has continued donating for a selfless one: to help save lives.  Over the last 50 years,...
June 13, 2012
Charles Drew Commemorative Blood Drive June 23   The American Red Cross will hold its 13th Annual Charles Drew Commemorative Blood Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Omega Center at 3900 Goodfellow in Saint Louis. By matching patients with sickle cell disease to...
June 11, 2012
June 14, 2012 - “Celebrating the Gift of Blood”   World Blood Donor Day is an opportunity to celebrate the role of volunteer blood donors around the world.    According to the World Blood Donor Day website, 92 million blood donations are made worldwide each year.  In...