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February 15, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.   Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world....
February 1, 2017
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.   Michael Harper knows how critical it is to have a readily available blood supply. “I used over 300 units of blood when I was...
January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 9, 2017
Donors needed at “49ers for Life” blood drive on Jan. 24    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 10, 2016) — University of North Carolina at Charlotte blood drive organizers are calling on students, and community members to fulfill a critical need for blood at the annual “49ers 4...
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 30, 2016
Platelets are critical to helping patients kick cancer     RALEIGH, NC (Jan. 9, 2016) — People wanting to make a lifesaving difference in the Raleigh area can now donate platelets at the American Red Cross blood donation centers in North Raleigh and Cary.
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
September 28, 2016
The American Red Cross is teaming up with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help save lives this October. Students, staff and the greater UNC community can become Tar Heel heroes at the UNC fall blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Great Hall of the...