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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 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Aly Barraza, External Communications Manager
Massachusetts and Connecticut Blood Services Regions

 

 

 

 
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 23, 2016
Give the gift of life, then enjoy the spectacular “Holiday Lights” display    
November 22, 2016
Blood and platelet donations needed throughout holiday season (November 22, 2016)— The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to...
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
November 14, 2016
The American Red Cross encourages the Manchester community to give the perfect gift this holiday season by donating blood at the Manchester Road Race Blood Drive on Friday, November 25.  Donors have the chance to take a quick break from Black Friday deals to help save lives before the holiday...
August 29, 2016
  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.  
July 5, 2016
Media Concact: Alyson Barraza  (781) 366-4635 FARMINGTON, Ct (July 5, 2016) — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
July 1, 2016
West Hartford community encouraged to give blood 18-year-old cancer fighter Seamus Turco, his family and friends and the American Red Cross invite the West Hartford community to help give the gift of life at a blood drive on Tuesday, July 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the West Hartford Town...
June 7, 2016
  The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.