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Maureen Wellman, Communications Manager
(585) 760-5652 Office
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A strong, stable community blood supply is a critical public health issue. Many questions arise for both donors and recipients. The American Red Cross is committed to providing the most accurate, up-to-date information through our communications resources.  We invite members of the press to contact our communications staff for information on blood drives, blood donor or recipient stories, commentary on current issues or to arrange interviews with staff experts.
 
October 13, 2014
NEW YORK, NY – Bob’s Discount Furniture and the American Red Cross are pleased to launch the annual Bob's Discount Furniture $250,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program for the 2014-2015 school year.
October 9, 2014
Special blood drive held in memory of Reigna Shearer ELMIRA, NY— Reigna Shearer would have turned 26 years old this month. But, instead of a birthday celebration, Reigna’s parents are celebrating their daughter’s life by holding a blood drive in her memory on Saturday, October 18...
September 30, 2014
(September 30, 2014) – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of theconstant  need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross...
September 23, 2014
Special blood drive held in memory of Cecil McClary   ROCHESTER, N.Y. (September 22, 2014)—Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is calling on the residents of Rochester to strengthen our community by giving blood and helping save lives. Mayor Warren is holding a special blood drive in memory of...
September 9, 2014
 New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.