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September 5, 2012
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. – On September 8, Ozaukee County residents will have an opportunity to roll up their sleeves and donate blood in honor of Matt Hopkins. Last May, Hopkins was involved in a dirt bike accident on a local track and sustained injuries to his spinal cord, leaving him...
August 27, 2012
As the hot summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets. To help ensure an adequate blood supply this Labor Day holiday, from August 30 to...
August 23, 2012
DELAFIELD, Wis. - With eye-catching pink fire trucks and specially designed merchandise, the Pink Heals Tour is making a stop in Delafield on August 27 to raise awareness and provide support for those who are battling cancer. Attendees are encouraged to donate blood with the American Red Cross in...
August 22, 2012
MADISON, Wis. - With the football season just around the corner, the American Red Cross invites loyal Badger fans to roll up their sleeves in support of their favorite college football team and patients in need of lifesaving blood. Those who present to donate blood on August 27 at one of two...
August 13, 2012
NEW GLARUS, Wis. - On August 17, New Glarus-area residents can roll up their sleeves and donate blood to honor the memory of Catelyn Owen. Catelyn was just 20 months old when she passed away last September after developing Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a childhood disease that destroys red blood...
August 6, 2012
FITCHBURG, Wis. - In Fitchburg, men and women in uniform help save lives every day, but on August 9, they are joining forces to save lives in one more way. The Fitchburg Police and Fire Departments will battle it out to recruit the most blood donors during an American Red Cross Battle of the Badges...
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...