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North Central

 
July 25, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn. — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is...
July 11, 2016
ST. PETER, Minn.  — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, July 13, in memory of Jackie Johnson, a lifelong resident of St. Peter and employee at Scholarship America. She died in June 2013.  
July 4, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 28, 2016
Spicer community encouraged to give blood SPICER, Minn.  — The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in memory of Madeline Sanchez (Maddie), a 12-year-old girl who died June 8 of complications from severe congenital neutropenia. Family, friends and the entire community are invited...
June 9, 2016
Blood donors needed to help avoid a summer deficit ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some wear uniforms, while others do not. As Independence Day nears, to help recognize the heroes who serve our communities, the American Red Cross Minnesota Board of Directors...
June 6, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
June 1, 2016
Le Sueur community encouraged to give blood LE SUEUR, Minn. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Monday, July 11, in memory of Mitch Thune. Thune, 24, passed away in 2015, after being diagnosed with acute myloid leukemia.
May 31, 2016
Devoted Red Cross blood drive coordinator and volunteer remembered for years of service GAYLORD, Minn. — The upcoming American Red Cross Gaylord community blood drive will be held in memory of Cindy Barnes, longtime blood drive coordinator and volunteer. The Gaylord community is invited to...
May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign,...
May 13, 2016
Special blood drive held to emphasize need for blood in trauma situations ST. PAUL, Minn. — May is Trauma Awareness Month, and the Minnesota Metropolitan Regional Trauma Advisory Committee is hosting a blood drive at Regions Hospital to bring awareness for the need for blood, specifically...