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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July 18, 2014
July 31 blood drive will be held in honor of local child Hudsen Lee   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (June 20, 2014) — For the third consecutive year, the American Red Cross and the St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Zimmer Radio stations 94.3 Kat Country, 101.9 The Wave and News Radio 950...
July 16, 2014
Sam Santhuff continues battle with rare form of cancer   FULTON, Mo.  (July 16, 2014) — The American Red Cross and family and friends of 6-year-old Sam Santhuff will partner on July 30 to host a blood drive in Fulton in Sam’s honor. Sam was diagnosed in 2013 with...
July 16, 2014
Victory Project Blood Drive scheduled July 29 at Sporting Park   KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 16, 2014) — Sporting Kansas City, the Victory Project and the American Red Cross encourage fans to help patients get back in the game by donating blood at the first Victory Project Blood Drive on...
July 11, 2014
Donors encouraged to give blood on behalf of their favorite CrossFit location   EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (July 11, 2014) — CrossFit exercises encourage participants to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. CrossFit Edwardsville wants to help patients get back to their active lives by...
July 7, 2014
Red Cross joins KTVO, Kirksville Daily Express, Radio Park, KLTE Bott Radio & Cable One to help save lives   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (July 7, 2014) — Kirksville media outlets, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help...
July 2, 2014
Sgt. Jon Brough was shot while on-duty in 2006   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (July 2, 2014) — 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 residents to become heroes themselves by donating...
June 27, 2014
Garrett Briggs died of liver cancer in 2007   TROY, Mo. (June 27, 2014) — 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...
June 12, 2014
Blood donors needed during difficult summer months   OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 12, 2014) — When the summer season arrives, blood donations often decline as schools are out of session and families pack their schedules full of fun activities. But cancer patients, trauma victims, surgery...
June 5, 2014
WSIL-TV Summer Blood Drive is scheduled for June 20-21 in southern Illinois   CARTERVILLE, Ill. (June 5, 2014) — Step up to the plate and donate blood with WSIL-TV and the American Red Cross at the WSIL-TV Summer Blood Drive June 20-21 at four locations in southern Illinois.  ...
June 4, 2014
Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest & Red Cross team up for annual blood drive June 18, 19