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Northeastern Pennsylvania Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present


Media Contact

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

Colin Riccobon, External Communications Manager 
Northeasten Pennsylvania Blood Services Region
(570) 371-5145 ext. 715145 (p) (570) 550-7457 (c)




August 28, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.
August 7, 2015
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and American Red Cross continue their annual tradition of helping to save lives by hosting a blood drive to ensure a stable blood supply. Give hope to patients in need by rolling up a sleeve on Saturday, August 15 or Sunday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m....
August 3, 2015
  All presenting donors in August will receive coupon for free donut and medium iced coffee  
July 29, 2015
News Release   The Reading Fightin’ Phils and American Red Cross are teammates again this summer to help ensure a stable blood supply. You can give hope to patients by rolling up your sleeve to donate blood on Friday, August 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium in...
July 27, 2015
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, July 28 at Ulster Sheshequin Fire Association in memory of Don Bishop, who passed away suddenly in February, 2014. Living in Ulster for decades, Don was community minded and community loved.  
July 14, 2015
      Cedar Fair theme parks and the American Red Cross partner to offer blood donors summer fun Blood and platelet donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket
June 29, 2015
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give   Ashley, Pa (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an...
May 20, 2015
  Ashley, Pa (May 20, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.