Newsroom Archive


May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign   Madison, Wis. (5/23/16) — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer...
May 19, 2016
  SAUK CITY, Wis. (May 19, 2016) — The family of Logan Heiser is hosting a blood drive at River Hills Community Church on Thursday, June 2 from 1 to 6 p.m. The entire community is invited to donate blood in his memory. 
May 19, 2016
  URBANDALE, Iowa (May19, 2016) — Stephanie Martinez is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive to encourage as many people as possible to help save lives through blood donation on Thursday, June 2 from noon to 6 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. 
May 6, 2016
  Green Bay, Wis. (May 6, 2016) -- The American Red Cross is proud to announce that 326 pints of blood were collected Thursday, during the Green Bay Packers blood drive at Lambeau Field. 
April 26, 2016
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation in recognition of  Trauma Awareness Month   MADISON, Wis.  (April 26, 2016) — May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are...
April 20, 2016
 Donate blood on May 5 in quest to reach milestone of thousands of lives touched   GREEN BAY, WI (April 21, 2016) — As excitement already mounts for another football season in Green Bay, it’s important to remember that Packers fans are needed during this off-season to help...
March 24, 2016
Red Cross teams up with the Overture Center to help patients in need   MADISON, Wis. (March 24, 2016) — The Overture Center for the Arts and the American Red Cross invite you to take center stage and help save a life by donating blood. Come to one of the best performance theatres in the...
March 23, 2016
Type O negative is often needed in trauma situations   MADISON, Wis.  (March 23, 2016) — The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. 
March 8, 2016
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (March 8, 2016) — While many students were enjoying a holiday break from school this winter, Tijana Sagorac Gruichich of West Allis was planning to help save lives by co-coordinating an American Red Cross blood drive.
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.