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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Maya Franklin, External Communications Manager 
(980) 257-5035
maya.franklin@redcross.org

 

 
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...
September 27, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the American Red Cross are teaming up for a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Trask Coliseum. Over 200 UNCW students, staff and community members are expected to give blood at the event.