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Appalachian Blood Services Region

 
October 28, 2015
    Red Cross introduces new RapidPass online donor health history Blood and platelet donors can save up to 15 minutes while helping save lives ROANOKE, Va. (Oct. 27, 2015) — American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red...
October 12, 2015
    Students can now sign up to host winter Red Cross blood drives and become eligible for scholarships Youth blood drive coordinators needed Dec. 15 through Jan. 15   ROANOKE, Va., (Oct. 12, 2015) — This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be...
September 3, 2015
Media contact: Kristen Hatfield, 757-430-3064, @RedCrossMAR                    redcrossblood.org   Red Cross blood drives planned in remembrance of Sept. 11 Red Cross partnership with 9/11 Day...
September 3, 2015
News Release     Red Cross urges eligible donors to close out summer with a blood or platelet donation Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend    (Sept. 3, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a...
August 24, 2015
News Release   American Red Cross, Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood, platelet donors "Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations    (Aug. 24, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts...
August 5, 2015
            Red Cross issues urgent call for most needed blood types Type O negative, B negative, A negative blood donors asked to restock shelves  
July 23, 2015
    Red Cross asking blood donors to bleed maroon and orange Virginia Tech Athletics holding blood drive at Lane Stadium
June 30, 2015
         Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give   ROANOKE, Va. (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross...
June 11, 2015
    Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor  celebrate World Blood Donor Day Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14  
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,...