Newsroom Archive


October 30, 2015
  BRIGHTON, Ill. — At just 6-years-old, Hope Seymour has already undergone two open heart surgeries in attempts to fight a congenital disease she’s had since birth. In honor of her fight and to help patients like her, Hope’s family is partnering with the American Red Cross to...
October 29, 2015
  ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams and the American Red Cross encourage fans to help patients get back in the game by donating blood Nov. 12 at the annual Rams Blood Drive. This year, fans will have two opportunities to give, with locations in Chesterfield and University City.  
October 26, 2015
  EDINA, Mo. — Family and friends of Logan Allen are inviting the Edina community to remember Allen and help others in need by giving blood in his memory on Nov. 9. Allen was 15-years-old when he died as a result of an accidental gunshot wound in 2013.   The Allen family will be...
October 23, 2015
  KIRKSVILLE, Mo.  — The family of a local woman who died following a car accident in 2010 is once again joining the American Red Cross in inviting the Kirksville community to honor her life by giving blood in her memory.  
October 8, 2015
  KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The American Red Cross and blood drive sponsor Highland Crest Assisted Living by Americare invite the Kirksville community to attend the 11th annual Stefani Lorton Memorial Blood Drive on Oct. 23.     In 2005, 19-year-old Lorton died from injuries...
September 23, 2015
  FARMINGTON, Mo. — The American Red Cross and KTJJ/KREI/KJFF Regional Radio invite members of the Farmington and Festus communities to help save lives by donating blood Oct. 12. Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a specially designed T-shirt, while supplies last. All...
September 17, 2015
  COLUMBIA, Mo.— The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for the 30th annual Homecoming Blood Drive, helping to save lives through blood donations.   The University of Missouri/Red Cross Homecoming Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept...
September 17, 2015
  WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. — 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 battling cancer for more than a year.  
September 11, 2015
  KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Sporting Kansas City, the Victory Project and the American Red Cross are celebrating National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by encouraging fans to help patients get back in the game at the second Victory Project Blood Drive Sept. 19. Blood donated at the Victory...
September 3, 2015
  ST. LOUIS — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.