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December 23, 2015
CICERO, N.Y. —  It has been four years since Taylor Fleming passed away following a tragic car accident, but not a moment has passed that her family and friends don’t think about the vibrant 17 year old. This year, to help keep Taylor’s giving spirit alive, family and friends...
December 22, 2015
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.— In memory of Trooper Christopher Skinner and the ultimate sacrifice he paid, The New York State Police are inviting the community to join them by giving blood at the second annual Trooper Skinner memorial American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, December 30.
December 17, 2015
As millions of Americans make their final gift purchases this holiday season, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors to give the most meaningful gift of all – the gift of life – by donating blood or platelets.
December 4, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Greece Blood Donation Center, 2590 W. Ridge Road, is not only a second home to longtime American Red Cross blood donor Vern Thayer, he also considers the staff extended members of his family. Vern celebrates his 99th birthday on December 4, and along with a birthday cake...
December 2, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.Y.— In memory of Officer Daryl Pierson and the ultimate sacrifice he paid, The Rochester Police Department and Rochester Police Locust Club are inviting the community to join them by honoring Officer Pierson at the second annual American Red Cross memorial blood drive on Thursday...
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 lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved ones.
November 20, 2015
LOCKPORT, N.Y. — The Lockport Express is giving hockey fans and local residents their own “shot” at a very important “goal”—helping save lives. The Junior A hockey team is inviting community members to roll up a sleeve and give blood at a special American Red...
October 27, 2015
American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system. RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online from the...
October 15, 2015
The American Red Cross is asking donors to help replace blood and platelet donations after severe flooding forced the cancellation of a number of blood drives in the Southeast last week. From Oct. 2-8, more than 50 blood drives were cancelled in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, leaving...
October 12, 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 through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.