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January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 27, 2016
Dave Jackson strives to help patients while Red Cross has critical need for blood FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Dave Jackson, of Fond du Lac has now officially donated 35 gallons of blood following his donation to the America Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region on Dec. 12. Joining students...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 15, 2016
Blood donations are typically down this time of year, but patients need blood   Cedar Valley, Iowa — The winter months can be among the most challenging times of year for the American Red Cross to collect enough blood donations. Many donors are busy with holiday activities, and inclement...
December 13, 2016
The winter months can be among the most challenging times of year for the American Red Cross to collect enough blood donations. Many donors are busy with holiday activities, and inclement weather can force the cancellation of blood drives. Additionally, some donors become temporarily ineligible...
December 8, 2016
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The winter months can be among the most challenging times of year for the American Red Cross to collect enough blood donations. Many donors are busy with holiday activities, and inclement weather can force the cancellation of blood drives. Additionally, some donors become...
December 8, 2016
MADISON, Wis. — The 31st annual Holiday Blood Drive is the largest one-day blood drive in the American Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region, with more than 700 community members rolling up a sleeve to help save lives each year. This year’s event will reach a special milestone...
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
December 3, 2016
To help ensure patients have the blood products they need this holiday season, the American Red Cross is hosting the 10th annual Cedar Rapids Holiday Blood Drive on Dec. 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel. The community is invited to give the perfect gift this holiday season and...