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Missouri-Illinois

 
October 21, 2013
Cheryl Wilkerson was diagnosed in 2011      OPDYKE, Ill. (Oct. 21, 2013) – When Cheryl Wilkerson was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in October 2011, her prognosis, in her words, “was not great.” Nearly a year later, when cancer cells moved into...
October 21, 2013
Jessica and Kelli were killed in 2007 crash      COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (Oct. 21, 2013) – A deadly car crash involving two teenage girls and an Illinois State Trooper nearly six years ago is now the driving force behind an event that could help save many lives.   ...
October 18, 2013
University of Missouri Homecoming Blood Drive surpasses goal Four day blood drive collects more than 5,700 pints     
October 11, 2013
‘All roads lead home’ is drive theme      COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2013) –The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for their 28th annual Homecoming Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations. The University of...
October 9, 2013
Red Cross blood drive to commemorate local cancer patient     
September 25, 2013
Julia Winkler died from brain cancer in 2012       WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (Sept. 25, 2013) – Students and staff at Edgar Road Elementary School in Webster Groves are joining the American Red Cross in honoring the memory of a former student and classmate who died from an...
September 23, 2013
Caleb Nehring lost his fight with cancer in 2006      WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2013) – The family of Caleb Nehring is again partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in memory of their son. Caleb was 8 years old when he died in October 2006 after...
September 18, 2013
Cpl. Michael E. Webster was killed on-duty in 1993   (Sept. 18, 2013) - The American Red Cross is partnering with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and friends and family of Cpl. Michael E. Webster to host an annual blood drive Oct. 2 in memory of the fallen trooper. Cpl. Webster died in...
September 12, 2013
Three members of James family battling same disease      DU QUOIN, Ill. (Sept. 12, 2013) – When one person is diagnosed with a disease that requires hospital attention, family members are typically fast to rally on that person’s behalf. Imagine if three members of...
September 9, 2013
Vicky Bundy taught at Herrin Elementary     HERRIN, Ill. (Sept. 9, 2013) – Family and friends of Vicky Bundy are joining students and staff at Herrin Elementary School to host an American Red Cross blood drive in Bundy’s memory on Sept 23. Bundy, a teacher Herrin...