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July 13, 2010
Firefighters, police team up to increase blood donations Donors join fight against summer blood shortages   Firefighters and law enforcement officers will join forces in July for the 15th annual Guns-N-Hoses campaign to increase the number of blood donations made during the critical trauma...
June 14, 2010
Type O-negative blood needed now.  Red Cross urging public to give blood during trauma season.
May 25, 2010
On Saturday, May 15 those who came to donate at two Red Cross donor centers - Carriage Place and Westbelt - were able to enter to win a free 22 inch Philips LCD HDTV.   This exciting gift was donated by Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization who sponsored blood donations at...
April 20, 2010
To promote blood donation this January and February, the American Red Cross and Kroger teamed up to entice donors with a chance to fill up their shopping cart for free for a whole year!  
March 31, 2010
WASHINGTON, Monday, March 29, 2010— The American Red Cross today announced eight new members to its National Celebrity Cabinet, a group of celebrity supporters who promote Red Cross services by donating their time, helping neighbors prepare for emergencies, responding to disasters and...
March 29, 2010
 As the weather warms, people are enjoying the sunshine and outdoor activities, which makes it easy to forget that the need for blood is constant.  Unfortunately, the need for blood doesn’t take a spring break, like so many people often do.    “Spring is often...
February 16, 2010
  Donors needed despite winter weather  
January 26, 2010
  Stephanie Crigger, donated her winning donation at Mac Tools in Columbus    
December 28, 2009
      Those who went to COSI on Dec. 28 were treated to more than just touring the museum. They also had the opportunity to help save lives by giving blood, and the chance to meet Miss Ohio 2009 Erica Gelhaus.
December 10, 2009
  The American Red Cross held a ribbon cutting for a new bloodmobile funded by the Nationwide Insurance Foundation on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Nationwide Arena outdoor plaza. The event marked the opening of the bus for the community and the first blood donations were taken after the...