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Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview please contact:

Sue Thesenga
sue.thesenga@redcross.org
Ph: 651-291-3290 (Office)

 

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July 22, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn.  – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer...
July 16, 2014
AUSTIN, Minn.  — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, August 4 and Tuesday, August 5 in memory of Lauren Schwab, who died in 2013. Schwab is remembered as an outgoing person who always wanted to help others.
July 10, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross Run for Blood Quarter Marathon, 5k Run/Walk and Community Blood Drive will be held Saturday, July 26 at Lake Calhoun. Presented by Smiths Medical, the event will help build awareness of the constant need for blood and help raise funds for the North...
July 7, 2014
ST. PETER, Minn.  — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, July 17 in memory of Jackie Johnson, a lifelong resident of St. Peter who died in June 2013.  
June 30, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Donate blood at the American Red Cross bloodmobile during A Taste of Minnesota and get a taste of how good it feels to help save lives. In appreciation, all presenting donors will receive $10 in food and beverage tickets and a limited edition Red Cross T-shirt, while...
June 25, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday. With blood and platelet donation appointments currently lower than what is needed to maintain a...
June 16, 2014
LESTER PRAIRIE, Minn. — When the summer season arrives, blood donations often decline as schools are out of session and families pack their schedules full of fun activities. But cancer patients, trauma victims, surgery patients and more can’t take a summer holiday from needing a...
June 13, 2014
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — When the summer season arrives, blood and platelet donations often decline as schools are out of session and families pack their schedules full of fun activities. But cancer patients, trauma victims, surgery patients and more can’t take a summer holiday from...
June 9, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the sixth annual Nexcare give program. The Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to give, especially those with types O...
June 4, 2014
MANKATO, Minn. – The American Red Cross blood drive on June 10 in Mankato is an opportunity for the community to show its support for Isaac Kolstad and help save the lives of others in need of blood transfusions.