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September 22, 2009
The H1N1 influenza is once again on the minds of many people as we enter fall and students return to school and to college. This is the first global flu pandemic in 41 years, and as of August 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported more than 254,206 laboratory-confirmed cases of 2009 H1N1...
September 14, 2009
FREEPORT, Ill. – As Extreme Makeover: Home Edition continues to build a new home for a Lena, Ill. family today, the American Red Cross is celebrating the success of blood drives held in conjunction with the show.
September 9, 2009
FREEPORT, Ill. – The lives of the Stott family changed forever as they found out today they were selected to have their house radically changed by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team. Joey, her husband, Philip, and their three children will enjoy a trip to the Disney Vacation Club while...
August 19, 2009
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Do you bleed green and gold? The American Red Cross encourages Green Bay Packers fans to show their team spirit by donating blood at the Training Camp Blood Drive on August 31.
June 16, 2009
MADISON, Iowa – Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare and the American Red Cross are pleased to announce a partnership benefiting patients in the Cedar Valley. Beginning July 1, 2009, the American Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region will be the primary supplier of blood and blood products...
June 1, 2009
June 14 is the fifth worldwide celebration of World Blood Donor Day. The French say, “Mon Sang pour D’autres,” or “My Blood for Others.”  The sentiments of that message will resonate worldwide on June 14, 2009 as the fifth annual World Blood Donor Day is observed...
March 17, 2009
MADISON, Wis. – Nearly 4,500 – that's the number of Wisconsin 16-year-olds that have donated blood through the American Red Cross since March 17, 2008. March is also Red Cross Month, and this year the American Red Cross is thanking the Wisconsin legislators who passed legislation last...
December 1, 2008
MADISON, Wis. – Celebrate life this holiday season and give blood at the American Red Cross 23rd Annual Holiday Blood Drive on Wednesday, December 24 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center. This year, the Red Cross will also be recognizing the Hendrickson...
October 24, 2008
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Sixteen-year-old David Sczesny, a junior at Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wis., wanted to help save lives by donating blood with his father Gene at an American Red Cross blood drive this summer. That decision to help others by giving the gift of life may have saved his...
April 10, 2008
MADISON, Wis. – Giving blood is often considered synonymous with saving lives. But on Friday, April 11, blood donors will also be honoring the memory of a fellow blood donor, Jason Skaanning, who was killed by a drunk driver in 2000. "This blood drive is a true celebration of Jason's...