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January 25, 2011
Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross. The severity of the impact has stressed even the Red Cross’ robust national inventory...
January 5, 2011
In conjunction with the new season of ABC's "The Bachelor," the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood.
December 28, 2010
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of blood donors who roll up their sleeves to help patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate blood...
December 15, 2010
Celebrate National Blood Donor Month with the American Red Cross and KARE 11 by giving blood on Friday, January 7, 2011 at KARE’s studios from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. KARE 11/American Red Cross Blood Drive Brought to you by Securian Financial Group, Inc. Friday, January 7, 2011 from 2 p.m....
December 8, 2010
The American Red Cross North Suburban Blood Donation Center is moving a few blocks from its current location in Shoreview to Arden Hills, Minn. as part of an expansion that will offer donors the opportunity to give lifesaving platelets in addition to whole blood and double red cells. 
December 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, Friday, December 03, 2010 — At present, there are no specific federal recommendations regarding deferral of individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or other diseases that have been associated with Murine Leukemia Virus-related virus (XMRV) infection. Nevertheless, in the...
December 1, 2010
Tis the season when everyone‘s searching for the perfect gift that doesn’t break the bank. The perfect gift can be found without stepping foot into the mall, placing an order online or spending a dime. Give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood or platelets through the...
November 22, 2010
On Friday, November 19 the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers squared off in a friendly competition to help patients in need by encouraging their fans to donate blood and platelets through the American Red Cross. The community response was tremendous, with 1,687 donations in Minnesota and...
November 10, 2010
For some, the search has already started: hours spent looking through sale circulars, scouring websites, making a list of stores – all in search of the perfect holiday gift at the perfect price. But the perfect gift isn't the latest electronic gadget or the must-have toy of the year, and...
November 10, 2010
The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are known for their rivalry on the football field. To kick-off their second showdown this season, both teams are encouraging their fans to also support patients in need by donating blood or platelets through the American Red Cross on Friday, November 19,...