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March 7, 2013
OSSEO, Wis. — On March 27, the Osseo-Fairchild community can roll up their sleeves and donate blood to honor the memory of Dennis Geissler, former Osseo-Fairchild School Superintendent. In addition, two blood drives in Colfax scheduled later this summer will be held in memory of Geissler, who...
March 1, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — March is Red Cross Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes the Everyday Heroes who help save lives through blood and platelet donations. It’s also an opportunity to encourage others in local communities across the country to become regular donors with the...
January 7, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, 27 area colleges and universities are hosting American Red Cross We Challenge “U” Blood Drives on between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2013. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative We Challenge...
December 11, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. — During the 2012 holiday season, the American Red Cross asks everyone to support its mission by giving something meaningful — giving hope to those in need. Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce members and the St. Paul business community will have the opportunity to give...
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...