Newsroom Archive


August 2, 2012
The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer.
July 26, 2012
WATERLOO, Iowa - The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors of all types. Fair-goers in the Waterloo area can help offset the summer dip in donations by giving blood on July 27 at the 100th Anniversary of the Black Hawk County 4-H and FFA Fair held July 24-28 at the National...
July 9, 2012
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Sheboygan-area residents can support local firefighters and hospital patients by donating blood through the American Red Cross on July 14. Community members are invited to roll up their sleeves at the Sheboygan community blood drive and attend an open house at the fire department...
June 29, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Looking for ways to make this summer super? Become a summertime lifesaver by giving blood at the 26th Annual Super Donor Days Blood Drive. As Independence Day approaches, the American Red Cross reminds Green Bay-area residents that the need for blood doesn’t take a vacation...
June 29, 2012
MADISON, Wis. - The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors of all blood types. As Independence Day approaches, Madison-area residents are encouraged to schedule an appointment to donate blood or platelets during the 12th Annual Beach Days event, July 2 – 7.
June 26, 2012
The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors –...
June 7, 2012
Giving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages.
June 6, 2012
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - This month, Milwaukee-area residents will have the opportunity to check a few items off their summer bucket list when they donate blood through the American Red Cross. Those who present to donate blood at the Milwaukee County Zoo Blood Drive on June 13 will receive a complimentary...
May 21, 2012
Memorial Day weekends are always packed full of fun summer activities. But as individuals and families kick-off their summer plans, it’s important to remember that the need for blood does not take a summer holiday.
May 15, 2012
During the summer months, blood donations often decrease, while the need for blood remains constant. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible blood donors to make donating blood or platelets a part of their summer plans. From May...