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November 23, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – Skip the bargain shopping this holiday season and give the perfect gift to patients in need by donating blood at American Red Cross blood drives with the University of Wisconsin – Madison during the month of December. Donating blood helps save lives and the only cost is...
November 22, 2010
MADISON,Wis. – On Friday, November 19 the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings squared off in a competition to help patients in need by encouraging their fans to donate blood and platelets through the American Red Cross. The community response was overwhelming with 1,687 donations in...
November 10, 2010
For some, the search has already started: hours spent looking through sale circulars, scouring websites, making a list of stores – all in search of the perfect holiday gift at the perfect price. But the perfect gift isn't the latest electronic gadget or the must-have toy of the year, and...
November 8, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – Skip the bargain shopping this holiday season and give the perfect gift to patients in need by donating blood at the 25th Annual American Red Cross Holiday Blood Drive on Thursday, December 23 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center.
November 8, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are known for their rivalry on the football field. To kick-off their second showdown this season, they are encouraging their fans to also support patients in need by donating blood or platelets on Friday, November 19.
November 3, 2010
This Thanksgiving, you can give a hospital patient the opportunity to spend another holiday with their family and friends, and get a special treat for yourself, by donating blood or platelets through the American Red Cross. Throughout the year, dedicated donors take time out of their day to help...
November 2, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – The holiday season is just around the corner and many people are looking for ways to help others in need.  Operation Christmas Child is not only helping children by providing families in need with gift-filled shoeboxes, but is also working with the American Red Cross, K-...
October 29, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – Recently, the American Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region presented Latyna Lewis with the Spirit of Annual Giving Award for her work as a blood drive coordinator and advocate. On March 6, 2010, Lewis hosted her first blood drive at Fountain of Life Church in...
October 12, 2010
WATERLOO, Iowa – Those who help save lives this fall by presenting to donate blood will have the chance to see a Waterloo Black Hawks hockey game, courtesy of the Black Hawks, KWWL-TV and the American Red Cross. On October 16, eligible donors are invited to join the Black Hawks at Young Arena...
September 2, 2010
MADISON, Wis. – During September – National Sickle Cell Awareness Month – the American Red Cross encourages eligible individuals to donate blood and help all patients in need. Many patients that receive blood need a one-time transfusion, but patients who battle sickle cell disease...