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Appalachian Blood Services Region

 
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,...
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
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