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Southwest Blood Services Region

 
June 22, 2015
The American Red Cross announces the annual Ty Nichols Memorial Blood Drive will be held June 25 at First Southern Baptist Church. The Guthrie community is invited to remember Nichols, who died from an enlarged heart in 2008, and support others in need by donating blood. “Ty isn’t here...
June 3, 2015
Three-year-old Raeleigh Vasquez loves dolls, especially Barbie dolls, and dreams of visiting Disneyworld. Trips will have to wait as Raeleigh is in the fight of her life since being diagnosed with a rare spine cancer in January 2015. During her treatment, Raeleigh has received six blood...
May 19, 2015
  Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign   The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer....
April 29, 2015
Students at Caney Valley and Haileyville Elementary Schools may not be old enough to donate blood, but they are discovering
March 19, 2015
Using her personal experience as a blood recipient, Miss Heartland and Miss Oklahoma 2015 contestant Marissa McCurtain is sponsoring the American Red Cross The Beauty in Blood blood drive scheduled March 21 at Penn Square Mall. McCurtain received six pints of blood after being diagnosed with severe...
March 10, 2015
Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves. March storms forced the cancellation of more than 200 blood drives, resulting in...
February 19, 2015
The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. All of our presidents for the past 70 years, including President Barack Obama, have designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the...
February 19, 2015
In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross...
February 9, 2015
TULSA, Okla. — The Pryor community is invited to honor well-known resident and American Red Cross donor Gerald “Buck” Gay during the fourth annual Buck Gay Memorial Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 19. “My family is so excited that this drive, held in my father’s memory,...
February 3, 2015
In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged...