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Appalachian 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 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Kristen Hatfield, External Communications Manager 
Appalachian & Mid-Atlantic Blood Services Region
(757) 446-7562 (p) (757) 439-3064 (c)
kristen.hatfield@redcross.org
 

 

 

 
March 10, 2015
    Severe winter weather affects Red Cross blood, platelet donations Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1   ROANOKE, Va. (March 10, 2015) — Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country,...
February 18, 2015
News Release                        Support the American Red Cross and become an everyday hero March is Red Cross Month   ROANOKE, Va. (Feb. 18, 2015) — In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages...
January 2, 2015
News Release     New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives