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May 17, 2010
With busy summer schedules and vacations, it can be challenging for even the most committed donors to find time to give blood. That’s why the American Red Cross is asking for your help to remind all interested and eligible donors that no matter what their plans, they can be a lifesaver this...
February 24, 2010
Lab achieves perfect score on international proficiency assessment ST. PAUL, Minn. (February 24, 2010) – Approximately one of every 10 patients admitted to a hospital will need a blood transfusion. Those on the receiving end of the gift of life and those battling blood disorders can find...
February 24, 2010
After a month of good-natured rivalry, Penn State University and the University of Minnesota walked away with awards from the American Red Cross Big Ten Blood Drive Challenge. However, the real winners from this friendly competition were patients in need across the United States who could benefit...
February 20, 2010
As emergency relief efforts continue in Haiti, the nation recognizes March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross takes this time to honor the valuable contributions of generous volunteers whose commitment makes its work possible. March was first declared Red Cross Month in 1943, when President...
February 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, February 3, 2010 - As medical teams in Haiti continue to evaluate and treat the victims of the devastating earthquake, the American Red Cross is coordinating shipments of blood and blood products to Haiti at the request of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Today, the American...
February 2, 2010
Geoff Kaufmann, CEO of the North Central Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross, recently had his article – Scenario Planning: Not Just for Long-Term Horizons Anymore – published in the University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business Health Care Acumen newsletterr....
January 16, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 15, 2010 – The American Red Cross needed help getting blood into Haiti this week and CBS News flew to the rescue. The Red Cross has an agreement with the United Nations Mission Hospital in Haiti to send 13 units of blood every three weeks. The hospital called, asking for...
January 15, 2010
On July 26, 2005, 15-year-old Kendra Dudek’s life changed forever. “I’d been sick for some time,” she said. “I was weak, losing weight, and barely able to make it to the top of the stairs without running out of breath.”
January 14, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010 - The American Red Cross is sending money, supplies and staff to Haiti to support relief efforts after Tuesday's earthquake, which caused catastrophic damage and loss of life. The Red Cross is contributing an initial $1 million from the International Response Fund to...
December 31, 2009
ST. PAUL, Minn. – January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the nearly 4 million donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and give hope to patients in need through the American Red Cross. Every two seconds someone in America needs...