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North Central

 
January 8, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations. Approximately 280 blood drives across 25 states were canceled across the U.S. due to snow and extreme...
December 25, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Almost 1,375 patients may benefit from the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region’s longest one-day holiday blood drive. When many donors travel to be with family and are busy with holiday activities, 439 generous volunteers presented to donate blood at...
December 20, 2013
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.  — The American Red Cross and KARE 11 have teamed up again this year to celebrate National Blood Donor Month and give people the opportunity to make donating blood one of their New Year’s resolutions.
December 20, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. —The American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month, while discovering the true meaning of the season, by giving a generous gift of a blood or platelet donation....
December 2, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region will host its longest one-day Minnesota blood drive on Dec. 23 to boost the blood supply prior to the holidays, when many donors travel to be with family and are busy with holiday activities.
November 22, 2013
BOYD, Wis. — Every day the American Red Cross relies on the generosity of  volunteers to help collect blood products needed for patients. For nearly four decades, Boyd, Wis. resident Vi Mahr has been a dedicated Red Cross volunteer for the Stanley-Boyd community blood drives. She has...
November 11, 2013
ST. JAMES, Minn.  – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to the community or someone less fortunate. Giving an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all – the...
November 4, 2013
ST. Paul, Minn.  — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means...
October 4, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — High school students across the country can help patients in need by donating blood and platelets, volunteering at blood drives and donation centers, and recruiting new donors with the American Red Cross. In turn, students can earn educational rewards for their community...