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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 30, 2014
Tar Heel community invited to bleed ‘Carolina blue’ Tuesday, Oct. 14 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2014) — The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill teams up with the American Red Cross to request all ‘blue bloods’ — Carolina blue that is — to...
September 29, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Sept. 29, 2014) – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red...
September 25, 2014
More than 1,250 blood donations made BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2014) – Appalachian State University (ASU) students and participants get an A-plus for helping to successfully collecting 1,265 blood donations in their quest to help save lives and remain the Carolinas Blood Services Region’s...
September 23, 2014
Community can help the Seahawks soar to victory in 2014 CAA Blood Challenge WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) — The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) is hoping to soar to a victory in this year’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Blood Challenge by collecting 250 pints...
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