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North Central

 
January 27, 2012
The University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. They are helping save lives through the American Red Cross Border Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to have University of Minnesota students,...
January 10, 2012
The American Red Cross will recognize and celebrate St. Paul resident Dolly Ruark for reaching her 100-gallon blood donation milestone on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Area Blood Donation Center, 176 Robert Street.  Ruark started donating whole blood in the late 1960s...
December 26, 2011
Employees at the Owatonna Hospital experience the need for blood every day through the patients they serve. However, for two employees the cause is even closer to home. Nadine Worm and Judy Parker, point of service patient registration specialists and blood drive coordinators, are both...
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...