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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
Ph: 651-291-3290 (Office)


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October 3, 2014
FARIBAULT, Minn.  — The American Red Cross blood drive on Nov. 3  in Faribault is an opportunity for the community to show its support for cancer survivor Dana Cook and help save the lives of others in need of blood transfusions.
October 3, 2014
WORHTINGTON, Minn. — Longtime Worthington resident and blood donor Tracy Kuipers will roll up a sleeve for one last time on Nov. 13 at the Worthington Community Blood Drive. Although Kuipers is in 90-years-old, in good health, lives on her own and walks about a mile each day, she’s...
October 1, 2014
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — The City of Brooklyn Park is partnering with the American Red Cross to remind eligible donors that their support is needed. On Oct. 28, the City will host a blood drive to help ensure patients have the lifesaving blood products they need this fall and winter.
September 30, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross and the local Hispanic community announce the first Hispanic Heritage Month Blood Drive to held on Oct. 4 at the St. Paul Blood Donation Center. The blood drive is being held during Hispanic Heritage Month and will help educate and build awareness of...
September 30, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Oct. 14 and 15 students, faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota are invited to donate blood at the annual American Red Cross Homecoming Blood Drive. To thank those who generously give the gift of life, all presenting donors will receive a complimentary Red Cross...
September 25, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood...
September 9, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — 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. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them...
August 25, 2014
HOUSTON, Minn. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, Sept. 22 in honor of native Houston resident, Jared Jergenson. Jergenson, a Navy veteran and father of two small children, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August 2013 and needed multiple blood transfusions...
August 25, 2014
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. —As a tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Chippewa Falls Wisconsin Veterans Home is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The drive offers the Chippewa Falls community an opportunity to...
August 25, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.  – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers...