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March 25, 2011
With more than 30,000 blood donations canceled because of severe winter weather across the country during January and part of February, the American Red Cross set out to recover those donations through the support of committed volunteer blood drive hosts and blood donors. The recovery period...
March 23, 2011
Results are in for the 2011 American Red Cross Big Ten Challenge. Students, staff, faculty and alumni of the Big Ten universities came together to donate 8,056 pints of blood and help patients in need! Fans from the Universities of Wisconsin and Iowa stepped up to contribute 1,231 pints to the...
March 1, 2011
President Barack Obama has proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the United States, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need.
February 21, 2011
March is Red Cross Month, a time to honor the volunteers who help fulfill the Red Cross’ lifesaving mission every day. Approximately 21,000 times a day, a patient in the United States is helped by a Red Cross blood donor. By making an appointment to give blood this month, you can help the Red...
February 10, 2011
With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross had to cancel 17 blood drives resulting in a shortfall of 672 blood donations since January 1.  Further compounding the issue, this storm was so massive that many Red Cross blood...
February 3, 2011
The massive winter storm that pounded much of the United States this week increased the number of canceled blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross to nearly 23,000 since January 1, 647 of which were in Wisconsin and eastern Iowa on Wednesday, February 2.  The situation...
January 25, 2011
Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross. The severity of the impact has stressed even the Red Cross’ robust national inventory...
January 17, 2011
The Big Ten schools enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. Show that you bleed your school's colors by stepping up to donate blood during the second annual American Red Cross Big Ten Challenge.
January 5, 2011
In conjunction with the new season of ABC's "The Bachelor," the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood.
December 28, 2010
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of blood donors who roll up their sleeves to help patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate blood...