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North Central

July 16, 2013
NORTHFIELD, Minn.  — Northfield resident George Kinney had been a dedicated blood donor for more than 30 years. Following a donation in 2011, he received a call from an American Red Cross medical director who informed him that his white blood cell count was extremely high and that he...
July 9, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn.  – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
July 1, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to add another chapter to someone’s summer story by giving blood or platelets around the Independence Day holiday, when donations historically drop. Every patient who needs a blood transfusion has a story — a...
June 18, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourages all eligible blood donors to celebrate the release of this summer’s much-anticipated sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim by boosting the blood supply. From May 24 through July 31, all presenting blood donors...
June 10, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
June 10, 2013
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Local baseball enthusiasts are invited to support patients in need by donating blood through the American Red Cross on July 2 at an Eau Claire Express pre-game blood drive.
June 4, 2013
FAIRMONT, Minn. —The annual Fairmont community three-day summer blood drive will be held June 11 - 13 and comes at an important time for the American Red Cross. Historically, during the summer months of June, July and August, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive...
May 20, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.
April 16, 2013
EDINA, Minn. — Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Edina invites the community to donate blood on April 30 in honor of George Lagerstrom, a 7-year-old blood recipient and possible heart transplant patient.
March 22, 2013
BUFFALO, Minn. — Wright County residents will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeve and donate blood at the Wright County Home & Garden Show at the Buffalo Civic Center on Saturday, April 6. Nick and Molly Mortenson, owners of NMC Exteriors, with locations in Plymouth and Buffalo,...