Alabama-Central Gulf Coast Blood Services Region

The American Red Cross Alabama and Central Gulf Coast Blood Services Region depends on news media to help us ensure blood is available whenever someone sick or badly injured needs it. If you are a member of the media and need further assistance to make your story happen, please contact the Communications/Public Relations Department:

Alicia Anger | External Communications Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications

American Red Cross
700 Caldwell Trace, Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 994-7723 (p) | (205) 482-3867 (c) |
Twitter: @RedCrossACGC

September 30, 2014
  BIRMINGHAM, Ala, (Sept. 30, 2014) – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors...
September 24, 2014
 Presenting donors receive free ticket to Fright Furnace  
September 9, 2014
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
September 4, 2014
American Red Cross, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. honor those fighting sickle cell disease
August 27, 2014
Sport Clips donates free haircut coupons for those who donate during September   WASHINGTON, August 28, 2014– The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During September, people who donate blood or...
August 19, 2014
Red Cross honors memory of local woman BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2014) – Laura Langley was tragically killed in an automobile accident June, 3 2012. Now, her family and the American Red Cross are partnering to ask the community to help others currently in need. The Langley family and the Red...
August 15, 2014
Laps for Life returns to Talladega Superspeedway
August 11, 2014
   Blood donors pay homage to those who weathered the storm    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Aug. 11, 2014) -  Summer months traditionally present a challenging time of the year for blood and platelet donations as regular donors delay giving while they vacation and participate in...
August 7, 2014
 25th annual Bebo’s Express Blood Drive in Southern Alabama   BIRMINGHAM, Ala (August, 7, 2014) - Over the last 25 years, Bebo’s Express has partnered with the American Red Cross to help maintain a substantial summer blood supply. Each year, several sponsors join together to...
July 22, 2014
  Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation   Birmingham, Ala (July 22, 2014) – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.