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Central Ohio

January 14, 2011
This week’s winter storm has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives along the eastern seaboard, causing a shortfall of more than 8,000 blood donations in the southeast, northeast and Great Lakes areas of the country.   In Central Ohio alone, 12 blood...
December 13, 2010
Red Cross offers two grand prizes to December blood donors   UPDATED - Dec. 20, 2010
November 3, 2010
Blood Battle - Nov. 1-24, 2010 Final Score - Michigan wins! Updated on Nov. 26, 2010   OHIO STATE = 2,405 donations MICHIGAN = 2,513 donations
October 22, 2010
AARP Ohio recognizes Fred Trippel of Columbus for his dedication and commitment with the Andrus Award, its most prestigious volunteer award for community service
October 1, 2010
  This September the Blue Jackets helped make giving blood an icy cool experience!  
September 17, 2010
Power in the Blood surpasses goal and sets new record! The 2010 Power in the Blood campaign has come to a close, setting a new record for the number of faith groups that participated and the number of pints donated!  Faith groups across Central Ohio joined together to give more than 10,200...
September 2, 2010
  In July and August this summer blood donors had the chance to enter to win free gas from Marathon®. There were eight weekly drawings for $100 gas cards and one grand prize drawing for a $1,000 gas card at the end of the two month period.   All the winners have been chosen! ...
August 10, 2010
During the month of July, police officers and firefighters battled in a friendly competition to see who could donate the most blood for patients in need.  The results of the campaing are in! 
July 16, 2010
Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. The need is constant but the number of people who donate, particularly during the summer trauma season months, often declines.