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December 20, 2013
John Dovin was diagnosed in September 2013   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Dec. 20, 2013) – Family and friends of a local man diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are joining the American Red Cross in inviting the Kirksville community to give blood to help patients like him. A blood drive in honor of...
December 19, 2013
  OWENSVILLE, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2013) – In August, 3-year-old Julia Stone of Rosebud, Mo. was diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare blood cancer that doctors predicted Julia would have only a 20 percent chance of beating. With the help of chemotherapy and blood transfusions,...
December 9, 2013
Winter weather causes numerous blood drive cancellations   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Dec. 9, 2013) — Severe winter weather forced the cancellation of eight Red Cross blood drives in Missouri and southern Illinois, resulting in a shortfall of more than 350 expected blood donations over the...
December 5, 2013
Red Cross blood drive to commemorate local cancer patient      ST. LOUIS (Dec. 5, 2013) – Friends and family of Ralph Haar are joining the American Red Cross to commemorate Haar’s life and help patients in need this holiday season by hosting a blood drive in Haar...
December 5, 2013
    DAHLGREN, Ill. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Family and friends of Shane Holsey, a local man killed in a car accident in 2008, join the American Red Cross in inviting the Dahlgren community to give blood on Dec. 17 in Holsey’s memory. This will mark the fifth annual blood drive in...
December 4, 2013
Anna Dennis was diagnosed with leukemia in June 2012   LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2013) – The American Red Cross is asking people to give something that means something this holiday season. The family of Anna Dennis and the Lake St. Louis Police Department are helping spread that...
November 28, 2013
Local teenager died following 2005 car accident   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Nov. 27, 2013) -- The American Red Cross and blood drive sponsor Highland Crest Assisted Living by Americare invites the Kirksville community to to attend the ninth annual Stefani Lorton Memorial Blood Drive Dec. 12. ...
November 19, 2013
Annual Rams Blood Drive Dec. 3      ST. LOUIS (Nov. 19, 2013) — The St. Louis Rams and the American Red Cross encourage fans to get in the red zone and donate blood this winter to help patients in need. The Rams and the Red Cross will join forces to help save lives on Dec...
November 18, 2013
Red Cross blood drive part of Muslims for Life campaign   HAZELWOOD, Mo. (Nov. 18, 2013) — Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in Hazelwood Nov. 30. The blood drive is part of...
November 11, 2013
Leukemia patient Jenny Stock and family encourage others to give blood   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 11, 2013) — Things appear to be looking up for local teenager Jenny Stock, and the efforts of blood donors are partly to thank. The 18-year-old Stock, who recently graduated at the top of her...