Newsroom Archive

North Central

 
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...
August 19, 2011
Keebler to donate more than 12 million cookies for blood drives nationwide (August 19, 2011) – Each day an average of 38,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States, and that blood can only come from volunteer donors. As a way of recognizing these generous individuals for...
August 8, 2011
All blood types and platelet donors still needed. The American Red Cross needs more than 500,000 blood donors nationwide just in August to continue rebuilding the already fragile blood supply.
July 26, 2011
All eligible blood donors asked to make and keep appointments  American Red Cross blood supplies remain at seriously low levels even after thousands of area residents responded to the national appeal for blood donors, which began on July 11. Blood products are going out to area hospitals just...