Newsroom Archive

Central Plains Blood Services Region

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...
September 15, 2014
The American Red Cross is calling all Wildcats to roll up their sleeves and help save a life at the annual fall blood drive scheduled for Sept. 23-26. Blood collected at this drive could help save those in need like Kansas State University Assistant Professor, Dr. Kelly Welch. Welch received blood...
April 25, 2014
Hundreds will put away their basketballs, get off their treadmills and store their yoga mats for an afternoon as they discover a different way to exercise their hearts through the region’s largest-ever blood drive partnership May 2-19, 2014.
April 25, 2014
As a mother and grandmother, Cheryl Hurley’s first thought when diagnosed in 2006 with non-Hodgkin mantle B-cell lymphoma was of her daughter and grandchildren. She credits the will to remain a part of their lives along with the care of her doctors, a stem cell transplant and numerous blood...
April 8, 2014
On average, the American Red Cross must collect about 17,000 pints of blood every day, and as much as 20 percent of those donations come from high school and college students. Patient needs simply couldn’t be met without students like those at Kansas  State University. The Red Cross is...
January 14, 2014
Donate blood Jan. 20-25 HUTCHINSON, Kan. (Jan. 8, 2014) — Dedicated men and women in uniform dutifully serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the streets safe. Now, they are joining forces to help save lives in a different way.
January 10, 2014
News Release Media contact: Laurie Nehring, 618-565-2411, @RedCrossBloodCP            College students, faculty and alumni can help save lives at American Red Cross We Challenge...
January 9, 2014
NEWS RELEASE Media contact: Laurie Nehring, 618-565-2411, @RedCrossBloodCP            Red Cross calls for blood and platelet donations after severe winter weather impacts...