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February 13, 2012
Give Blood When Safe to Travel   Having enough blood to meet patient need is a delicate balance between supply and demand.  Unfortunately, winter weather often disrupts this balance.  
February 7, 2012
Donate Blood with the Red Cross   Want to warm someone’s heart this Valentine’s Day?  A box of chocolates might do it.  A bouquet of flowers might do it.  How about a blood donation with the American Red Cross?  Now, that’s guaranteed to warm someone...
January 24, 2012
Kane Weinberg Continues Battle against Cancer    For many 18 year olds, the biggest battle during the senior year of high school is solidifying post-graduation plans or trying to avoid the dreaded “senioritis”.  For Breese Mater Dei High School senior and Trenton,...
January 19, 2012
Benjamin Schrieber Died as Result of Blood Disorder             A St. Louis boy who received attention from across the country before his death in 2009 is being remembered by family, friends, and the American Red Cross with a blood drive in his...
January 17, 2012
Give Blood with the American Red Cross   The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, celebrated Monday, celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. Dr. King was a civil rights champion who valued courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service...
January 11, 2012
Co-Sponsored by Fox Sports Midwest   ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues and American Red Cross will join forces for the annual St. Louis Blues American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 17. The drive will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations:  
January 10, 2012
Patient receives hundreds of transfusions during liver surgeries   Like the Emergency Room of a hospital, the American Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient emergencies with blood products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Through the everyday support and generosity...
December 27, 2011
Beat Old Man Winter by Giving Blood When the Weather is Good   Having enough blood to meet patient need is a delicate balance between supply and demand.  Unfortunately, winter weather often disrupts this balance.   Please know that when winter weather hits, it forces the cancellation...
December 21, 2011
Family, Friends & Community Remember Molly Bowden On January 10, 2005, Columbia, Missouri police officer Molly Bowden was shot during a routine traffic stop.  On February 10, 2005, Officer Bowden died.  Now, as family and friends remember the woman she was, they invite the community...
December 13, 2011
Cannon McKee Diagnosed with Kidney Tumor   “Jesus is right with me through all of this.” That has been the mantra for Sesser youngster Cannon McKee in recent months following his kidney tumor diagnosis and the subsequent removal of organs and the start of chemotherapy treatment....