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The American Red Cross Carolinas Blood Services Region depends on news media to help us ensure blood is available whenever someone sick or badly injured needs it. If you are a member of the media and need further assistance to make your story happen, please contact the Communications/Public Relations Department:

Natividad Lewis | External Communications Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications 

American Red Cross
2425 Park Rd. Charlotte, NC 28203
(704) 347-8491 (p) | (704) 517-0413 (c)
Twitter: @ARCBloodCAR

September 10, 2014
Presenting donors at blood drive receive free ticket to SCarowinds CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 10, 2014) — Before their blood runs cold from fear, guests can donate it at the American Red Cross ‘Feed the Vamps’ blood drive at SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt on Friday, Sept. 26 from...
September 9, 2014
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The...
September 8, 2014
Wrestling team calls for students to “Be Brave and Tough, Donate Blood!”   WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 8 , 2014) — The American Red Cross is teaming up with the University of North Carolina - Pembroke’s (UNCP) wrestling team, the Braves, to help save lives by hosting a...
August 27, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2014) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation...
August 26, 2014
Blood drive opening ceremony honors 9/11 anniversary and first responders at 9:30 a.m.   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2014) — The need for speed may be at the heart of race fans but the American Red Cross is asking for those to respond to the need to bleed by donating blood at the fourth...
August 15, 2014
Students ‘Bleed Wolfpack Red’ for the American Red Cross  Carolinas Blood Service Region’s second largest, single-day blood drive Friday, Aug. 22
August 12, 2014
Thousands have answered the call to donate; additional eligible donors needed   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 12, 2014) – The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people answered the urgent call to donate last month.
August 6, 2014
Suburban Propane and the American Red Cross partnership collects more than 750 blood donations this summer Multi-state “Fuel Your Community” Campaign potentially impacts thousands of lives  
August 5, 2014
Free admission to aquarium for all presenting donors   CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 5, 2014) — Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Concord Mills. All presenting blood donors will receive a free Red Cross T-shirt...
July 30, 2014
Series of blood drives to honor the memory of Asheville woman CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – Community members can honor the life of Asheville woman, Heather Reid, by giving a gift that could help save a life. Twelve American Red Cross blood drives will be held in her memory, Aug. 4-8,...