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December 30, 2013
Galen Huelsmann died in September following leukemia battle   AVISTON, Ill. (Dec. 30, 2013) – Just months after 16-year-old Galen Huelsmann died from a year-long fight with leukemia, his family and friends are joining the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in his memory.  
December 26, 2013
  MACON, Mo. (Dec. 26, 2013) — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, Macon VoTech and High School is hosting an American Red Cross We Challenge U Blood Drive on Jan. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative We Challenge U T-shirt...
December 26, 2013
  COLUMBIA, Mo. (Dec. 26, 2013) — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, the Columbia Area Career Center is hosting an American Red Cross We Challenge U Blood Drive on Jan. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative We Challenge U T-...
December 26, 2013
Ring in 2014 by resolving to give blood to patients in need.   KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 26, 2013) — New Year’s is a time for both reflection and setting goals for the future. Many of us resolve to eat healthier, give up bad habits and become more involved in our communities. As the...
December 24, 2013
Blood drives slated for Jan. 16-18 at seven locations in Missouri, Illinois   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Dec. 24, 2013) --Roll up your sleeves with KFVS12 and the American Red Cross to help save lives during the KFVS12 Winter Blood Drive Jan. 16-18. Everyone who attempts to donate blood during the...
December 24, 2013
Frank Ramsey was diagnosed in December 2012   ST. LOUIS (Dec. 24, 2013) – The American Red Cross invites the St. Louis and surrounding communities to give blood in honor of Frank Ramsey on Jan. 7. As his wife, Linda Ramsey, describes him, Frank is not just a cancer patient, but also a...
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...