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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...
October 31, 2016
Buckeyes seek to keep trophy from Michigan in 35th annual Blood Battle Annual competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   Michigan wins 35th Blood Battle by 8 donations
July 25, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood...
July 11, 2016
BUCYRUS, Ohio — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Noah Lear at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bucyrus High School. Organizers hope the event will bring in 100 blood donations in Noah’s name.
July 5, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 5, 2016) — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 7, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 23, 2016
  Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign   COLUMBUS, Ohio — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness...
May 9, 2016
MARION, Ohio — Join the friends and family of Lt. David “Lee” Grounds II as they honor his memory at a special memorial blood drive on Sunday, May 22. The blood drive will take place at Timothy Lutheran Church in Marion from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. David was a father of five and...
April 26, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges the community to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs. Each year, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million...
March 23, 2016
Type O negative is often needed in trauma situations COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 23, 2016) — The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.