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)
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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,...
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April 15, 2014
Marta Smith was advocate for blood donation   KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 15, 2014) — Family and friends of Marta Smith are partnering with Highlands Church of Christ and the American Red Cross to host an April 27 blood drive in Smith’s memory. Smith was a supporter of blood donation,...
April 14, 2014
William Woods tops Westminster College in annual friendly competition                  FULTON, Mo. (April 14, 2014) — For the second consecutive year, William Woods University beat Westminster College in the...
April 11, 2014
  COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 10, 2014) — Thousands of patients in the local area and beyond may benefit from the generosity of blood donors at this week’s University of Missouri Spring Blood Drive after the drive collected 1,798 pints of blood in three days. Because each donation could...
April 9, 2014
Swartley was a lifelong blood donor   OLATHE, Kan. (April 9, 2014) – Kenneth Swartley was an avid blood donor who instilled in his children the importance of giving blood. With that spirit in mind, Kenneth’s daughter Kathy Swartley, the Olathe Public Library and the American Red...
April 7, 2014
Riley continues fight with colon cancer   O’FALLON, Ill. (April 7, 2014) – What started as pain thought to be due to acid reflux turned into a difficult diagnosis for local woman Tori Riley. In 2012, at 24 years old, Riley was diagnosed with colon cancer. As she continues to battle...