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July 12, 2010
MILWAUKEE, Wis. –Whether you’re an ace on the golf course or a first-time golfer, the American Red Cross encourages all eligible donors to give blood at the first-ever Putting for Pints Blood Drive in Menomonee Falls. Putting for Pints Blood Drive Monday, July 19 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m....
July 2, 2010
Voluntarily giving blood or platelets for patients in need is a great reward in itself, but the American Red Cross and Red Cross Racing are upping the ante by giving away a brand new car.
June 28, 2010
MADISON, Wis.– This week, blood and platelet donors can volunteer to bring the pie to their summer gatherings. The American Red Cross is celebrating the generosity of blood and platelet donors by offering all presenting donors a free fruit pie from June 30 through July 5, 2010 at...
June 23, 2010
MADISON, Wis.– Help save lives this summer and see a baseball game, courtesy of the American Red Cross. On July 19, area residents are invited to join Maynard G. Mallard at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center for the first-ever Madison Mallards Blood Drive. Madison Mallards Blood...
June 22, 2010
MADISON, Wis.– Citing potential shortages of certain blood types before and after the Independence Day holiday weekend, the American Red Cross announces a donor appreciation promotion that includes a chance to win a $500 gas gift card and complimentary Red Cross Racing-themed lip balm.
June 11, 2010
A safe and adequate blood supply is a cornerstone of modern healthcare. World Blood Donor Day is June 14 – the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winner who discovered the ABO blood group system. The day marks a special occasion for blood donors across the...
June 8, 2010
GREEN BAY, Wis. – No matter what your occupation or how you spend your time, you can be a lifesaver this summer by donating blood through the American Red Cross at the 24th Annual Super Donor Days Blood Drive. According to the Red Cross, holiday weekends like the Fourth of July can prove...
June 3, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – Blood donations often decline during the busy summer season due to donors being on vacation or busy with summer activities. Holiday weekends, like Independence Day, can prove to be extra challenging for blood donation. To help boost the blood supply leading into the holiday...
May 28, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – This summer, Wisconsin rugby fans can support the sport they love and help patients in need at the inaugural American Red Cross/Try Line Charities Give Blood for Rugby Blood Drive Challenge in Hartland, Wis.  
May 28, 2010
With the Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer approaching, the supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in blood donations is typical during the summer as donors become busy with seasonal activities and overlook donating blood....