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April 12, 2016
 Western Carolina University (WCU) students, staff and community members are gearing up to help save lives at a two-day blood drive with the American Red Cross. The event kicks off on Thursday, April 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and continues on Tuesday, April 19, from noon to 6 p.m., in...
April 6, 2016
Autobell Car Wash has partnered with the American Red Cross for a series of blood drives from Thursday, April 14, through Saturday, April 16, at multiple locations in Asheville, Raleigh, Charlotte, Huntersville, and Greensboro.
March 23, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 7, 2016
Melissa Marshall Bledsoe is a fighter. Since November, the Greensboro resident and single mom has battled acute myeloid leukemia, a blood cancer. Now, she’s fighting to raise awareness about the need for platelet and bone marrow donors who can help people with leukemia.
February 29, 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.
February 10, 2016
Asheville’s first responders are facing off for a lifesaving cause. Local heroes are rolling up their sleeves—and encouraging the community to do the same—as they vie for the most pints donated at the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. The event takes place Wednesday, Feb....
February 4, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donations and is urging community members to donate at the Dine and Donate Blood Drive, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Smith Street Diner, 438 Battleground Ave. in Greensboro.
January 18, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte blood drive organizers are aiming for a new record this year: 1,000 pints of blood collected at the annual “49ers 4 Life” blood drive on Jan. 26.
January 11, 2016
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000...
December 29, 2015
As the New Year approaches, the American Red Cross encourages community members to make a lifesaving resolution and give blood on Friday, Jan. 8 at the Statesville Civic Center and five additional locations throughout the Alexander, Catawba, Iredell and Rowan counties for the 27th annual Masonic...