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Tennessee Valley

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:

Regina Conway, External Communications Manager 
Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region
(615) 346-7810 (p) (615) 330-9819 (c)




April 22, 2015
Special blood drive held in honor of U.S. Army Ranger Karl Seiter Goodlettsville community encouraged to give blood    
April 22, 2015
Special blood drive held in honor of Mason Fuller Livingston and Crittenden County communities encouraged to give blood The American Red Cross is partnering with North Livingston Elementary School and Delete Blood Cancer DKMS for a groundbreaking blood and bone marrow drive on Thursday, May 7 in...
March 25, 2015
Special blood drive held in honor of Rebecca Gardner Williamson County residents encouraged to give blood
March 16, 2015
Western Kentucky University teams up with American Red Cross to help save lives Annual WKU Greek Week blood drives could help save more than a thousand lives  
March 3, 2015
The American Red Cross youth program offers an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to participate in hosting a Red Cross blood drive at your school. It is a great classroom or school activity that is fun, educational and supports the community!
February 25, 2015
Support the American Red Cross and become an everyday hero March is Red Cross Month   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.  
February 23, 2015
Red Cross asks blood donors to give as weather clears Severe winter weather causes the cancellation of over 2,000 blood product donations   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 23, 2015) — When severe winter weather begins to clear and it is considered safe to travel, the American Red Cross is...
February 16, 2015
Red Cross blood drives canceled due to severe winter weather Blood donation encouraged once travel is safe   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 16, 2015) — Due to recent severe winter weather, the following American Red Cross blood drives and donation center are canceled:  
February 13, 2015
American Red Cross “Battle for Blood” begins Kore Medical invites the community to help save lives by donating blood     NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Kore Medical are out for blood in Nashville! Sign your business or organization up to...
January 26, 2015
Special blood drive held in honor of Faith Grier Williamson County community encouraged to give blood