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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...
August 14, 2012
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Brian Boyle completed his fourth Ironman in New York City in less than 11 hours. Brian competed in the Ironman on behalf of the American Red Cross to thank the 36 blood donors that helped save his life after a horrific crash eight years ago.
March 24, 2011
Clara Barton grew up in a modest household as a farmer’s daughter and the youngest of five children. Over the course of her lifetime, she took risks to save lives and help those in need.  She stands out as a pioneer, an outstanding humanitarian, and one of the most honored women in...
August 2, 2010
 Blood Donors Needed Every Day to Boost Blood Supplies The American Red Cross Blood Services, New York-Penn Region is pleased to announce a special promotion, the “Netbook-A-Day Giveaway,”* in conjunction with Staples. All presenting donors at Red Cross blood drives in August are...
October 12, 2009
The American Red Cross Blood Services, New York-Penn Region and the Greater Rochester Chapter today are pleased to announce that Dunkin’ Donuts has been chosen to receive the first statewide Red Cross Good Neighbor Award. The award recognizes an individual, organization or business outside of...
September 24, 2009
No matter what the time of year, the American Red Cross Blood Services depends on committed donors to give the “gift of life” to help ensure that quality blood products and services are always available when and where they are needed by hospital patients. Here are some facts: