Newsroom Archive

Northeastern Pennsylvania Region

 
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
October 31, 2016
  Red Cross blood drive memorializes long-time volunteer blood drive coordinator Although Kingston, Pa. native, Cynthia Witmer, passed away in September, her memory as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and dedicated community volunteer lives on through all those who knew and...
October 26, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Pocono Medical Center to award $1,000 in local high school scholarships in Monroe County for blood drive involvement during the 2016-2017 academic school year. This scholarship is designed to encourage more students to get involved in lifesaving community...
September 27, 2016
Stan Lukowski, Sr. a well-known pillar in the community and former mayor of Throop, passed away in November. An American Red Cross blood drive in his memory is being hosted by the Valley Blood Council and is scheduled at the Throop Civic Center on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
August 30, 2016
The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. Two ways to participate in 9/11 Day are to volunteer or donate blood or platelets with the Red Cross and...
August 16, 2016
James Barrett McNulty, a well-known pillar in the community and former Mayor of Scranton, passed away from the effects of colon cancer and heart disease in March. A blood drive in his memory is scheduled at the Scranton Health Care Center on Friday, August 26 from 1p.m. – 6 p.m. to continue...
August 11, 2016
 The 30th annual community blood drive in honor of Sheriff Todd A. Martin is set for Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. at St Luke Catholic Church. Todd Martin was hired as a Monroe County sheriff’s deputy in 1982, was voted in as sheriff in 1995 and has continued serving in...
August 1, 2016
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and American Red Cross are continuing their annual tradition of helping to save lives by hosting a blood drive on Saturday, August 13 or Sunday, August 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Lancaster.