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December 23, 2014
 Barb Keller, a longtime blood donor, has also volunteered her time at American Red Cross blood drives for more than 20 years. She has welcomed thousands of blood donors over this time with a smile. Now fighting cancer, Chanute residents are invited to donate blood in honor of  Barb and...
December 9, 2014
 American Red Cross blood donors give hope and Kansas Pork Association (KPA) farmers give thanks – it’s all about a partnership between the two organizations which has helped collect enough blood to help more than 9,000 patients since 2012.
December 8, 2014
 A three-day blood drive will be held during the final days of the year in Salina as a way to honor 12-year-old Salina resident Melissa Lidgett as she completes the third stage of treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia.
December 1, 2014
The American Red Cross is asking individuals to give something meaningful this holiday season – a blood or platelet donation – and help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients this holiday season.
November 12, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
November 12, 2014
 Every day, the public relies on the courageous service of first responders as they help during emergencies and keep dangerous criminals off the streets. But these heroes also look to the local communities they serve for partners in helping save lives. On Nov. 20, the Goodland Police...
October 31, 2014
105.3 The Buzz will host the inaugural HemoGoblin Halloween Blood Drive this Friday, October 31st.
September 25, 2014
Residents of Russell and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to give the gift of life Oct. 1 by donating blood to the American Red Cross in remembrance of  local resident Junior Pruter.
September 17, 2014
The American Red Cross is partnering with the University of Kansas to host its annual fall blood drive Sept. 29 through Oct. 3. The Red Cross and blood drive organizers are looking to collect over 300 pints blood, which will help to save close to 1,000 lives.  “The Red Cross is excited...