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August 8, 2012
 Just three additional blood donors at each blood drive could boost supply    The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is...
August 6, 2012
Two-day Blood Drive Collects Over 2,000 Units   For the 29th summer, the American Red Cross and the home of real rock radio in St. Louis, KSHE95, partnered to help save lives with a two day blood drive at eight locations in Missouri and Illinois on Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4.  ...
August 2, 2012
Kaye Prather Died of Cancer in May   A Medora, IL, woman who gave blood as often as she could is being remembered by community members following her death from cancer in May of this year.  In a fitting tribute, the local community is saying goodbye to Kaye Prather with an American Red...
August 2, 2012
Blood Drive Part of Fan Fest Festivities on Sept. 8   As the old jokes goes, due to the sometimes violent nature of their sport, hockey players are involuntary blood donors.  On September 8, the Missouri Mavericks and the American Red Cross are asking for voluntary donors to roll up their...
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.