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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.
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
January 25, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected, further depleting an already low winter supply.
December 8, 2015
Family hosts drive to help children battling cancer MOUNT VERNON, OH — The community is invited to give blood in honor of two-year-old Paityn Elliott and other children battling cancer at a special blood drive held in her name on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Mount Vernon First Church of the Nazarene...
November 23, 2015
Help save lives through blood and platelet donation, by hosting a blood drive   This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another...
October 29, 2015
Annual competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   Ohio State has won the 2015 Blood Battle against Michigan!