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Alabama-Central Gulf Coast Blood Services Region

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 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Kristen Stancil, External Communications Manager
Alabama & Central Gulf Coast Blood Services Region
(770) 852-4040 (p) | (678) 614-3643 (c)
kristen.stancil@redcross.org

 

 
July 28, 2016
Bebo’s Car Wash continues its commitment to make a difference in the community by sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive Aug. 2-4. Bebo’s Car Wash has worked with the Red Cross for 27 years to help ensure a sufficient blood supply. This blood drive comes during the difficult...
July 25, 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 12, 2016
Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC has a long history of giving back to the community and donors are invited to join the dealership to help patients in need. An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Thursday, July 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the dealership located at 2251 W. 23rd St.,...
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 6, 2016
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 June 14.
June 2, 2016
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood donor block party and the community is invited to celebrate summer and help save lives. The 28th annual Media for Red Cross blood drive, supported by local media in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, will be held June 27-29.
May 23, 2016
The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.
May 18, 2016
American Red Cross blood donors are invited to give hope to patients in need by rolling up a sleeve Thursday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anniston Army Depot. The depot has a long history of providing a convenient location for its employees, retirees and the community to help save lives...
May 11, 2016
Volunteer donors are invited to honor those impacted by the 2011 tornadoes in Walker County by rolling up a sleeve Friday, May 20 at a blood drive sponsored by the City of Cordova.  On April 27, 2011, two tornadoes touched down in Walker County killing four people and demolishing homes and...
May 6, 2016
The American Red Cross invites donors to support hospital patients in need and help Russellville High School earn a scholarship. A special blood drive will be held Friday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school located at 1865 Waterloo Road in Russellville. This drive is co-sponsored by UAB...