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November 5, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. In the spirit of the season, the American Red Cross is thanking presenting donors with a complimentary pie at special blood drives and participating area blood donation centers during the week of Thanksgiving.
October 30, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Hurricane Sandy has forced the cancellation of approximately 300 American Red Cross blood drives in 14 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of nearly 9,000 blood and platelet donations already. The shortfall is expected to grow as Sandy is causing power...
October 22, 2012
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The American Red Cross St. Cloud Area Blood Donation Center, 1301 West Germain Street, St. Cloud, Minn., is expanding its hours of operation to better fit the needs of the community. Effective Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, the blood donation center be open an additional day each week...
October 9, 2012
LeROY, Minn. – Mower County residents will have the opportunity to honor Colonel Stan Bergan at an American Red Cross blood drive being held on Oct. 31, 2012 at the LeRoy Community Center. Stan Bergan died in 2011 after complications following a liver transplant. His wife, Sharon Bergan, long...
October 5, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. ― Ron Woldengen, dedicated American Red Cross apheresis donor, was recently honored for reaching his 86-gallon milestone. His donations alone may have helped over 1,000 hospital patients.
October 3, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Oct. 10, students, faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota are invited to participate in the Ninth Annual American Red Cross Homecoming Blood Drive. To thank those who generously give the gift of life, all presenting donor will receive a complimentary Red Cross...
August 28, 2012
Eligible blood donors are encouraged to give the gift of life at the Annual American Red Cross Rock N’ Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drives with Three Eagles Communications September 11 – 14. All presenting blood donors will receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s frozen custard...
August 24, 2012
As the hot summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets. To help ensure an adequate blood supply this Labor Day holiday, from August 30 to...
August 1, 2012
The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer.
July 20, 2012
With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood types. If at least two additional donors give at each blood drive through the...