Newsroom

Missouri-Illinois

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview please contact:

Marketing and Communications
daniel.fox@redcross.org
Ph: 314-658-2036 (Office)
314-422-8613 (Cell)

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May 27, 2014
Employees of local businesses encouraged to help save lives  
May 23, 2014
Julia Stone, Jason Grevenberg & Zac Gossage all battling cancer   ST. CLAIR, Mo. (May 23, 2014) — The families of three area children battling different forms of cancer will partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive June 6 to help patients in need. Donors are...
May 20, 2014
Elsberry native is battling cancer ELSBERRY, Mo. (May 20, 2014) — As a physical therapist, Lindsay Whyte helps people get back to their daily lives. Now, Whyte is looking for help of her own, and local residents can roll up a sleeve to help her and other patients in need by giving blood in...
May 20, 2014
Red Cross cooling towels offered to presenting donors Memorial Day weekend   (May 20, 2014) — The American Red Cross kicks off its “100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope.” campaign on May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve....
May 15, 2014
  POTOSI, Mo. (May 15, 2014) — By all appearances, 12-year-old Kyle Hughes is an average child. He enjoys playing video games and sports, being outside and participating in any number of activities a child his age would enjoy. However, because of his juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, those...
May 7, 2014
David Hall died in 2013 following leukemia battle   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (May 7, 2014) — David Hall died in April 2013 following a four year fight with cancer. Now, his family and the American Red Cross are partnering to ask the community to help others currently fighting.   The Hall...
May 6, 2014
Froggy 96 Blood Drive scheduled May 10 in Farmington   FARMINGTON, Mo. (April 14, 2014) — Froggy 96 joins the American Red Cross in inviting the Farmington community to give blood during the Froggy 96 Blood Drive on May 10. All presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt, while...
May 5, 2014
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May 2, 2014
River Radio Summer Blood Drive is scheduled for June 13 in southern Missouri   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (May 12, 2014) — Step up to the plate and donate blood with River Radio and the American Red Cross at the River Radio Summer Blood Drive June 13 at the West Park Mall in Cape Girardeau and...
May 2, 2014
Brothers died from immune deficiency   BRIDGETON, Mo. (May 2, 2014) —Justin and Kristin Akin lost their two sons, Matthew and Andrew less than one year apart, due in part to an immune deficiency commonly known as HLH. Instead of letting the loss of their two young children defeat them,...