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April 11, 2011
  April 11, 2011   NASCAR…it’s the number one spectator sport in the United States with 75-million loyal fans, many of whom are dedicated American Red Cross blood donors.   That’s why NASCAR and the American Red Cross are once again teaming up for Red Cross Racing...
March 31, 2011
  The American Red Cross Biomedical Services mission is to fulfill the needs of the American people for the safest, most reliable, most cost-effective blood through voluntary donations.  The Missouri-Illinois Region of the Red Cross is proud to announce that John J. Pershing VA Medical...
March 24, 2011
  Perry County Memorial Hospital ReachesGold Level Achievement in the American Red Cross’ Champions for Life Program  
February 9, 2011
RECOVERY 2011: Local Red Cross calling for donors to help blood supply recover from effects of severe winter weather   St. Louis, MO, February 9, 2011- With this latest round of severe winter storms, the Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region has been forced to cancel 83 blood drives...
February 3, 2011
St. Louis, Wednesday, February 2, 2011--The American Red Cross is on the ground in 19 states, offering food, comfort and a safe place to stay to people affected by the massive winter storm which has buried the country in ice and snow from the Rocky Mountains to Maine.  
February 1, 2011
 Blankets of ice, and falling sleet and snow prevent blood donations.   The Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region estimates almost 800 pints of blood will not be collected today due to cancelled blood drives and donors’ inability to travel.  This on top of a local loss...
January 27, 2011
Winter storms cause more blood drive cancellations The latest winter storm on the East Coast is causing more blood drive cancellations and the American Red Cross is urging people in unaffected areas of the country to schedule a blood donation in the coming days. 
January 27, 2011
Red Cross Urges People to Give Blood Winter storms cause more blood drive cancellations   January 27, 2011 — The latest winter storm on the East Coast is causing more blood drive cancellations and the American Red Cross is urging people in unaffected areas of the country to schedule a...
January 26, 2011
 KIRKWOOD, Mo. – Benjamin “Pounder” Schrieber put up a strong fight against a rare disease called Fanconi Anemia before losing his life at just 17 months in 2009.
January 24, 2011
Call is issued for all eligible donors to help replenish decreasing supply Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross, 1,476 of which were...