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October 25, 2013
Local child continues battle with leukemia      KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2013) – Ashley Mayer was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, at the age of 13. Now 17, Mayer continues her fight, and also continues to join family and friends in encouraging eligible blood donors to...
October 25, 2013
Zac Wildhaber was killed in 2012 crash      UNION, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2013) – Family and friends of Zac Wildhaber are turning the tragedy of the teen’s death into an opportunity to help save lives. They are joining St. Joseph Neier Catholic Church, the American Red Cross...
October 22, 2013
Christopher Cooper, Sondra Cunningham killed in separate crashes      INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2013) – Two area residents who died after being struck by cars in separate crashes nearly one year apart are being honored by family, friends and the American Red Cross...
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...