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North Central

January 24, 2014
HASTINGS, Minn. — As winter continues, blood donations are especially needed, with many donors unable to give due to inclement weather and seasonal illnesses. The Hastings community is invited to give the gift of life to patients in need at the American Red Cross blood drive on Feb. 5, 2014....
January 24, 2014
EAGAN, Minn.  — The Eagan community is invited to give the ultimate gift of love this Valentine’s Day – the gift of life – at  the American Red Cross blood drive at Easter Lutheran Church.
January 24, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — Three St. Paul churches have formed a new venture called “The Circle of Faith Partnership” to help make blood available to patients when it is needed. Gloria Dei Lutheran, Mount Zion Temple and St. Clement’s Episcopal churches are collaborating to...
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...