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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Rodney Wilson, External Communications Manager 
Central Ohio Blood Services Region
995 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 253-2740 ext. 2347 (p)
CentralOhioComm@redcross.org

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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...
August 3, 2015
  Type O negative, B negative, A negative blood donors asked to restock shelves
July 9, 2015
Blood donors receive Schmidt’s Sausage Truck coupon   Come to donate blood through the American Red Cross in Central Ohio Region this July to receive a coupon for a free jumbo-sized cream puff at Schmidt’s Sausage Truck with your next purchase!
June 29, 2015
  Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give   COLUMBUS, OH (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges individuals in the...
May 18, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign   Columbus, OH (May 18) — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the...
April 1, 2015
Give blood to help beat Penn State in the Fight for Life!   FINAL Score: Updated 04-30-2015 OHIO STATE WINS!
March 9, 2015
  Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1