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Media Contact
Cara Leyna Noble, Communications Manager
(585) 760-5668 Office
(585) 370-0622 Cell

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.
December 12, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can help save lives.
December 9, 2014
SMETHPORT, Pa. — ‘Tis the season to give and this holiday season, the community of Smethport is urged to give back in a special way by giving blood in memory of Alan Hamilton, a longtime blood donor with the American Red Cross. Alan Hamilton left a lasting impression on the people who...
December 5, 2014
Come out to Donate December 20 and Receive a Voucher for a Pair of Islanders Tickets
November 28, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with family and friends.
November 21, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Severe winter weather in the Buffalo area has forced the cancellation of approximately 40 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in more than 1,000 blood and platelet donations going uncollected over the past several days. As residents dig out and it is considered...
November 14, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
October 30, 2014
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The West Henrietta Blood Donation Center is like a second home to David Farrell. He routinely donates platelets at the center and has been doing it for 35 years. Giving blood and platelets has become a life-long habit for this Henrietta resident. His first donation with the...
October 29, 2014
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.— The golf course is where Rob Robinson feels at home. He always has fun competing with his buddies to get the best score. But, now Rob is facing a fiercer battle—cancer. A special blood drive will be held Wednesday, November 5, in honor of Rob, who was recently...
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...