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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:

Stefanie Arcangelo, External Communications Manager 
Connecticut Blood Services Region
(860) 284-7001 (p) (860) 308-4271 (c)
stefanie.arcangelo@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
July 7, 2015
West Haven community encouraged to give blood WEST HAVEN, Conn. - West Haven, Connecticut resident Christine Carrion will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock Street, West Haven to help ensure blood is...
July 2, 2015
West Hartford community encouraged to give blood FARMINGTON, Conn. –The family and friends of West Hartford resident Seamus Turco will host a series of American Red Cross Blood Drives in July to help ensure blood is available this summer for patients in need, like Seamus.
June 29, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give FARMINGTON, Conn. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 8, 2015
Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 FARMINGTON, Conn. — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible...
May 19, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign FARMINGTON, Conn. — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days...
May 12, 2015
Cheshire resident wins coveted tickets to Red Sox game and is honored on the field at Fenway Park as the Blood Donor of the GameTM!
May 1, 2015
  FARMINGTON, Conn. — This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015.  
April 23, 2015
East Lyme community encouraged to give blood FARMINGTON, Conn.— An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Monday, May 11, in memory of Kyle Startz, who passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident on April 12, 2014.
April 22, 2015
All presenting donors in Connecticut have the chance to win  tickets to a Red Sox game and an onfield experience FARMINGTON, Conn. – The American Red Cross will join the Boston Red Sox and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in honoring lucky presenting donors through the Blood Donor of...