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North Central

 
December 14, 2011
Tis' the season when everyone's searching for last minute gifts.  The perfect last gift can be found without stepping foot into a mall, placing an order online or spending a dime. This holiday season, the American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give one last gift...
December 5, 2011
While hundreds of millions of packages containing the latest gadgets and gizmos will be shipped by retailers to consumers this holiday season, local American Red Cross blood delivery driver Roger Larson will be dropping off what patients consider the perfect gift – lifesaving blood products.
November 17, 2011
This Thanksgiving, you can give patients the opportunity to spend another holiday with their family and friends, and get a complimentary pumpkin pie, by donating blood through the American Red Cross. Throughout the year, dedicated donors take time out of their day to help patients in need. During...
November 8, 2011
The American Red Cross is asking people to roll up their sleeves and give blood or platelets this Veterans Day weekend to honor those who have served their country. At the same time, anyone who comes to donate will have the opportunity to sign a card and include a personal message that will become...
October 12, 2011
The American Red Cross will recognize Kathy Horsch, life-time resident of Hastings, Minn., for reaching her 100 pint blood donation milestone at a blood drive being held on Friday, October 21, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton, in Hastings, Minn. from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
October 5, 2011
Memorial High School of Eau Claire, Wis. was recently recognized by the American Red Cross for their leadership in hosting two annual blood drives that exceeded their established goals.  Red Cross President and CEO, Gail McGovern presented a Star Award to students at the North Central Blood...
October 1, 2011
Cameron, Wis. resident Tom Daniels’ name was drawn for the grand prize trip for four to Orlando, Fla. in the American Red Good to Give. Good to Go. promotion.  The summer-long promotion ran from May 16 to September 7, 2011, helping to encourage and thank blood donors during a challenging...
September 29, 2011
A special 5-year-old Minneapolis Children’s Hospital patient will be honored on September 15 and 16, at the American Red Cross blood drives being held in her honor at the St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 100 Linden Street W., Frederic, Wis.
August 30, 2011
Since Hurricane Irene began its path along the East Coast, the storm has forced the cancellation of nearly 60 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than 2,100 blood and platelet donations. Additional blood drives are expected to be canceled or postponed in the coming...
August 26, 2011
Eligible area blood donors are encouraged to give and groove at the Annual American Red Cross Rock N’ Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drives with Z99 September 6 – 9. All presenting blood donors will receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s Frozen Custard, and Z99 will broadcast...