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October 13, 2011
Over 5,000 Units Collected During Homecoming Drive                                          ...
October 11, 2011
Chance to Win Rams Tickets at Red Cross Donation Centers   Each Sunday, the St. Louis Rams attempt to do something outstanding on the football field.  Now, you can do something outstanding, and win tickets to see the Rams play live!
October 5, 2011
Homecoming Blood Drive Brings in Over 2,600 Units So Far The American Red Cross and the University of Missouri thank the thousands of presenting donors who have already given the gift of life during the 26th annual Homecoming Blood Drive,...
September 30, 2011
Red Cross to Give Away Five $100 Gift Cards per Day through 10/9
September 21, 2011
Mothers-in-Law Each Make 100th Blood Donation               Nearly five years ago, Columbia area resident Eric Morefield lost four pints of blood due to a bleeding ulcer and needed a blood transfusion.  He says that is part of the...
September 16, 2011
Red Cross to Give Away Five $100 Gift Cards per Day 9/17-9/30   It’s been a difficult summer for the American Red Cross.  Natural disasters, record high temperatures, and outrageous gas prices all contributed to a low blood supply.  While thousands of generous blood donors...
September 16, 2011
  Record high temperatures, outrageous gas prices and a low blood supply.  It’s been a difficult summer.  Natural disasters, such as hurricane Irene hindered the best efforts of the American Red Cross to maintain an adequate blood supply.
September 12, 2011
Red Cross to expand Donor Rewards program      The American Red Cross has a great way for blood donors to get more rewards while doing a good deed. This fall, the Missouri-Illinois Region will be encouraging donors to participate in Red Cross Racing, an online rewards program...
September 8, 2011
  Paying at the Pump is Pain Free this Summer Effingham, IL, resident Jim Gartner has been donating blood for over ten years, but his latest donation netted him $250 in fuel!