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October 17, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for eligible donors in the Toledo area to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Platelets, the clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment, must be transfused within five...
August 19, 2016
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held in memory of Toledo’s former Mayor, D. Michael Collins, on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at UAW Local 12 Hall, 2300 Ashland Avenue in Toledo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All who come to donate will receive a free T-shirt and enjoy an on-site cookout, root beer...
July 28, 2016
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the...
July 5, 2016
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 22, 2016
Join 13abc and K100 for the annual All-American blood drive Friday, June 24 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This special event will be held at The University of Toledo (UT) in Rocket Hall. All who come to donate will receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket, valid at Cedar Point and nine other theme parks...
June 6, 2016
Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor urge blood donation in honor of World Blood Donor Day The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on...
April 26, 2016
May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs. Each year, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department...
March 25, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
January 25, 2016
Donors needed now after severe winter weather forces blood drive cancellations