Newsroom Archive


May 1, 2012
Donate blood in memory of Noah and Casey Saffelder      Casey and Noah Saffelder of Marion, children of Neil Saffelder and Audrey West, were both tragically killed in two separate auto accidents.  Casey was 18 years of age when she died in 2006, and just two short years later,...
April 30, 2012
American Red Cross blood donors have chance to win movie-themed prizes   Vampire Barnabas Collins may be condemned to the shadows for eternity, but the American Red Cross and the gothic comedy film “Dark Shadows” are teaming up to bring to light the constant need for blood. Before...
April 24, 2012
LHS Senior Battles Leukemia               High school seniors across the state are fighting ‘senioritis’ as the school year winds down, but Lindbergh High School senior Joey Renick is fighting a very real disease, and you can...
April 23, 2012
Donate Blood with the American Red Cross   You never know when disaster will strike.  Will it affect you, your family, your neighbors or your community?  During times of distress, there’s one thing that remains constant – the need for help.  
April 16, 2012
If you like helping people, the Red Cross is the place for you   This National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the American Red Cross Missouri-Illinois Blood Services region is celebrating its dedicated volunteers and partners. These volunteers power the American Red Cross, making it possible for...
April 11, 2012
Drive Has Collected Over 500 Units So Far   COLUMBIA, Mo. — Columbia area blood donors have another chance to help save lives today on the second day of the 23rd annual University of Missouri and American Red Cross Greek Week spring blood drive.  
April 11, 2012
More Chances to Give Wed, Thurs.   COLUMBIA, Mo. — Tuesday marked the first day of the 23rd annual University of Missouri and American Red Cross Greek Week spring blood drive, and saw 458 donors show up to try and help save lives.  
April 10, 2012
Radio Station Honored for Supporting Blood Collection Efforts   The Missouri-Illinois region of the American Red Cross honored KWWR Radio for the station’s efforts in 2011 to support the mission to help save lives through blood donations. 
April 10, 2012
‘Give Life, Donate Blood’ is drive theme   COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross are teaming up this week for their 23rd annual Greek Week spring blood drive, helping to save lives through blood donations.   The University of Missouri/Red...