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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

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,...
July 22, 2014
Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation   CHARLOTTE, NC (July 22, 2014) – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.
July 1, 2014
  News Release   Media contact: Kristen Hatfield
June 2, 2014
News Release   Media contact: Kristen Hatfield