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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.
May 23, 2016
The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.
April 27, 2016
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation in recognition of Trauma Awareness Month May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical...
March 23, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
January 11, 2016
All those who come to give blood or platelets in January will receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card in celebration of National Blood Donor Month 
October 27, 2015
  American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.  RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online...
October 7, 2015
Like most three-year-olds, Daniela Ciriello loves the movie “Frozen” but unlike most children her age, Daniela needs blood transfusions every three weeks because she suffers from beta thalasemmia. To help raise awareness about the constant need for blood, Daniela’s family will...
September 3, 2015
Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
August 28, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations FARMINGTON, Conn. – 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.