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May 17, 2012
  World Series Champions St. Louis Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest, and the American Red Cross partner once again to help save lives on June 13 and 14.  Since 2004, the Cardinals have hosted blood drives in effort to help maintain the area’s blood supply. 
May 14, 2012
Red Cross Urges Disaster Preparedness   Jenny Schad is an American Red Cross volunteer and an EMT.  She has seen devastation up close, and knows that when disaster strikes, the best defense is solid preparation.  You’re invited to join Schad, the Red Cross and others in...
May 7, 2012
Give Back by Donating Blood in Honor or in Memory of Your Mother   Think of the most giving person you know.  Chances are it’s your mother.  Mothers give us life, they give us unconditional love and they give us their all.   This Mother’s Day, the American Red Cross...
May 1, 2012
Brothers Died From Immune Deficiency     St. Louis area couple Justin and Kristin Akin lost their two sons, Matthew and Andrew, less than one year apart, due in part to an immune deficiency known as Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH.  But instead of letting the loss of their...
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...