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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...
December 30, 2009
ST. PAUL, Minn.  – Help the American Red Cross and KARE 11 celebrate National Blood Donor Month on Friday, January 8 by giving blood at KARE’s studios from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.   KARE 11/American Red Cross Blood Drive
December 16, 2009
ST. PAUL, Minn. (December 10, 2009) – Severe winter weather that bore down on the Midwest has impacted the steady flow of blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross as blood drives were cancelled and donors could not safely travel to their donation appointments. Seven...
November 4, 2009
ST. PAUL, Minn. – While Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, it can also be a time to give hope to patients who rely on donated blood. This Thanksgiving, the American Red Cross is thanking blood donors for giving hope to patients in need by offering all presenting donors free pumpkin pies...
October 7, 2009
Be The Match®, a movement that engages the public to help patients in need of marrow or umbilical cord blood transplants, is joining ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in St. Paul, Minn., as they rebuild the home of Sandy Morris and her children.
September 14, 2009
The H1N1 influenza is once again on the minds of many people as we enter fall and students return to school and to college. This is the first global flu pandemic in 41 years, and as of August 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported more than 254,206 laboratory-confirmed cases of 2009 H1N1...
August 21, 2009
Fairgoers Can Help Save Lives Again by Giving Blood In its third successful year, American Red Cross returns to the Minnesota State Fair ST. PAUL, Minn. – For the third year in a row, the American Red Cross is counting on Minnesota State Fairgoers to help boost dwindling summer blood...