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May 11, 2012
During the summer months, blood donations often decrease, while the need for blood remains constant. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible blood donors to make donating blood or platelets a part of their summer plans. From May...
April 13, 2012
Ayn Pavek, Faribault resident and Hy-Vee dietitian, became an American Red Cross blood drive coordinator because she knows first-hand the constant need for blood. She is encouraging the Faribault community to donate at the upcoming Hy-Vee blood drive on April 27, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p...
April 13, 2012
Minnesota blood centers were instrumental in their combined efforts to support and help pass the Tattoo and Body Art bill (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 146B) in 2010 requiring the licensure of all body art establishments and technicians in Minnesota. Effective April 16, 2012 all eligible donors who...
April 11, 2012
Zachary Elsenpeter, an eight-year-old kidney transplant and blood recipient will be honored at the American Red Cross blood drive on April 12, 2012 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Andover Elementary School, 14950 Andover Blvd NW.  All eligible donors are encouraged to give blood for patients...
February 29, 2012
During Red Cross Month this March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides. “Red Cross Month is a great time for people to support our mission. Please remember those who need our help, and support the Red Cross by...
February 22, 2012
During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides. Individuals can get involved by giving blood, getting trained, volunteering or making a financial donation.
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...