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North Central

 
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,...
October 29, 2010
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The North Central Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross in St. Paul, Minn. became the first blood center in North America to add Fenwal’s InterSol® platelet additive solution to donated platelets for transfusion. The milestone marks the start of a...
October 4, 2010
The American Red Cross is now providing financial assistance to families affected by the floodssouthern Minnesota.Along with other disaster relief, such as meals, snacks, and mental health services, the Red Cross expects to spend between $610,000 and $891,000 to help people rebuild their lives...
September 3, 2010
Every blood donor has a reason why they began giving. For Fairmont’s Lois (Jody) Buckmeier, her inspiration came 54 years ago from her oldest sister who was battling leukemia. Although her sister ultimately lost her fight, Buckmeier says blood transfusions allowed her family more time...
September 2, 2010
The upcoming four-day Mankato Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive with Z99/Three Eagles Communications and the American Red Cross have a new partner. Culver’s has joined the effort to increase blood donations at a time when there haven’t been enough blood donors according to...