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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Sue Thesenga, External Communications Manager 
North Central Blood Services Region
(651) 291-3290 (p) | (651) 895-7542 (c)
sue.thesenga@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
July 11, 2016
ST. PETER, Minn.  — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, July 13, in memory of Jackie Johnson, a lifelong resident of St. Peter and employee at Scholarship America. She died in June 2013.  
July 4, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 28, 2016
Spicer community encouraged to give blood SPICER, Minn.  — The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in memory of Madeline Sanchez (Maddie), a 12-year-old girl who died June 8 of complications from severe congenital neutropenia. Family, friends and the entire community are invited...
June 9, 2016
Blood donors needed to help avoid a summer deficit ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some wear uniforms, while others do not. As Independence Day nears, to help recognize the heroes who serve our communities, the American Red Cross Minnesota Board of Directors...