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Central Ohio

 
January 20, 2014
The Jefferson Awards Central Ohio is home to thousands of special people … your neighbors, your friends, perfect strangers who go out of their way to help others.  They go above and beyond to make their community a better place in which to live. Most often, the efforts of these special...
January 6, 2014
  DATE:  January 6, 2014  Red Cross blood drives canceled due to weather Some drives still open    On Monday, January 6, winter weather forced a number of scheduled Red Cross blood drives to be canceled, with a few locations still open for blood donation.  See complete...
December 10, 2013
  American Red Cross Urges Winter Blood Donations Give something that means something and offer hope  
November 29, 2013
Michigan takes trophy back from Ohio State in Blood Battle 32   COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Michigan has won the 2013 Blood Battle against The Ohio State University, reclaiming the trophy after Ohio State won last year.  Before Ohio State’s 2012 win, Michigan took the...
October 30, 2013
  Annual competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   Michigan has won Blood Battle 2013.  Final score below.  
September 10, 2013
Latino community and the Red Cross unite to help meet the needs of all patients   The American Red Cross and the Latino community are partnering to increase blood donations from among the Hispanic population and ultimately help save lives during National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15...
July 16, 2013
Blood donors help save lives. Wendy’s story Giving birth can bring much joy, especially giving birth to twins. Sometimes, though, a joyous birth can bring unexpected complications.
July 10, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June   The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood and platelet donors of all blood types as many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
May 2, 2013
Need for blood doesn’t end when summer vacation begins  
March 4, 2013
  Years can be counted. Timelines can be drawn. But the number of lives affected throughout the history of the American Red Cross is boundless.