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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present


Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Laura McGuire, Communications Program Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications


June 21, 2016
Fox 47 WMSN TV joins the Red Cross for a day of lifesaving opportunities   MADISON, Wis. (June 21, 2016) — The American Red Cross is teaming up with media sponsor Fox 47 WMSN TV for the 16th annual Beach Days Blood Drive on July 6, in Madison, to help collect lifesaving blood for the...
June 17, 2016
Red Cross partners with WBAY and WIXX to help save lives   GREEN BAY, Wis. (June 17, 2016) — The American Red Cross, in partnership with WBAY Channel 2 and WIXX 101.1 FM, is holding the 30th Annual Super Donor Days Blood Drive on June 30 and July 1 at Shopko Hall in Green Bay.