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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)




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...