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Northern New England

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:

Mary Brant, External Communications Manager 
Northern New England Blood Services Region
(603) 263-0427 (p) (585) 506-7307 (c) 




November 23, 2015
 Help save lives through blood and platelet donation, by hosting a blood drive MANCHESTER, NH (November 23, 2015) — This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially...
October 21, 2015
Youth blood drive coordinators needed Dec. 15 through Jan. 15 PORTLAND, Maine (October 21, 2015) — This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open...
September 3, 2015
Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend MANCHESTER, NH (September 2, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
August 20, 2015
  MANCHESTER, NH (August 20, 2015) — Bellwether Community Credit Union is proud to sponsor The 32nd Annual Gail Singer Memorial Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26 at the Radisson Hotel and Expo Center in Manchester.  The hours for both days of this American...
June 29, 2015
  More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give BANGOR, ME (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
May 28, 2015
 MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (May 22, 2015) — The American Red Cross and WMUR TV are joining forces to kick off the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope” campaign with a blood drive on Friday, May 29.  Donors can choose one of four sites across New Hampshire and have a...