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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!
October 27, 2015
Blood and platelet donors can save up to 15 minutes while helping save lives     COLUMBUS, OH — American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.
September 3, 2015
Red Cross urges eligible donors to close out summer with a blood or platelet donation   The American Red Cross urges the community to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
August 25, 2015
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September. “We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a...