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January 2, 2015
News Release     New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives
November 24, 2014
News Release     American Red Cross platelet donors receive a sweet surprise Help save lives and receive a pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving  
November 13, 2014
  American Red Cross and Suburban Propane nationwide partnership expansion fuels blood donations ‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October  
November 6, 2014
    News Release     Media contacts: Kristen Hatfield, 757-439-3064 @RedCrossMAR                                        Help save...
September 29, 2014
    News Release Media contact: Kristen Hatfield, 757-439-3064, @RedCrossMAR             
February 7, 2013
Scott Hill took an extreme step to help dramatize the importance of cancer awareness in his community and how vital a strong blood supply is to those undergoing cancer treatment; he shaved his head.
October 8, 2012
Presenting Donors Eligible to Win $1,000 Gift Card   (Roanoke, VA, October 5, 2012) – The leaves are changing colors and temperatures are dropping. One thing that remains the same is the constant need for blood. The American Red Cross asks donors to “Give Something That Means...
August 28, 2012
Roll Up a Sleeve as Labor of Love Before Summer Ends American Red Cross encourages blood donation around the holiday weekend   Roanoke, VA. (August 22, 2012) – The American Red Cross faces a critical need for blood donations as summer winds down and the Labor Day holiday approaches....
August 9, 2012
 Just three additional blood donors at each blood drive could boost supply     Roanoke, VA. (August 8, 2012) – The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are...