Newsroom Archive

Missouri-Illinois

 
July 29, 2013
Stegen passed away after battle with cancer in 2012      ST. LOUIS (July 29, 2013) – Family and friends of a strong-willed, dedicated husband and father who lost his battle with cancer in December 2012 are hoping his story will inspire others to make a difference. The...
July 29, 2013
Kansas City native Rebecca Egender was critically hurt in 2009 crash      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 29, 2013) – A Kansas City native with dreams of making it on the silver screen in Los Angeles almost never got the chance after a car accident in 2009 nearly claimed her life....
July 25, 2013
Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a Red Cross T-shirt & Subway gift card   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (July 25, 2013) -- Roll up your sleeves with your source for Heartland news, KFVS12, and join the American Red Cross to help save lives during the annual KFVS12 Heartland Blood Drive...
July 25, 2013
Drive for Jersey Jo Montgomery scheduled Aug. 8   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (July 25, 2013) – A frightening start to the life of a child is the driving force behind a local effort to help save lives of other patients in need. Family and friends of 2 year-old Jersey Jo Montgomery are joining the...
July 23, 2013
Red Cross says there is an urgent need for platelets and specific blood types   ST. LOUIS (July 23, 2013) – While  thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet...
July 16, 2013
All presenting donors receive a free Cardinals T-shirt   CENTRALIA, Ill. (July 16, 2013) — The Moose Family Center, St. Mary’s School, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on July 24 and...
July 9, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June July 9, 2013 – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
July 2, 2013
Garrett Briggs died of liver cancer in 2007   TROY, Mo. (July 2, 2013) – The family of infant Garrett Briggs hopes the story of the child’s brief life and his fight with liver cancer will help raise awareness about the constant need for blood donations for all patients. Garrett was...
July 2, 2013
Sgt. Jon Brough was shot on-duty in 2006   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (July 2, 2013) – A man who regularly gave blood to help save lives, and nearly gave his life to help protect others, is once again joining the American Red Cross in urging citizens to become heroes themselves by donating blood...
June 26, 2013
  ST. LOUIS (June 26, 2013) --  The mission of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services is to provide the American people with the safest, most reliable, most cost-effective blood possible through voluntary donations. The Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region of the Red Cross is proud...