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September 30, 2014
  Farmington, Conn., (September 29, 2014) – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet...
September 25, 2014
  Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Nursing and Health Sciences to serve as sponsor   FARMINGTON, Conn. (September 25, 2014) — The American Red Cross will host its annual High School Conference on Friday, September 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmington...
August 28, 2013
MANCHESTER, Conn. – Aug. 26, 2013 – As students across the county prepare to return to school this fall, Bob’s Discount Furniture and the American Red Cross are pleased to launch their annual High School Heroes Scholarship Program for the 2013-14 school year.
September 20, 2012
Company’s 4th Annual Scholarship Program Benefits High School Students and the Red Cross  
August 15, 2012
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Brian Boyle completed his fourth Ironman in New York City in less than 11 hours. Brian competed in the Ironman on behalf of the American Red Cross to thank the 36 blood donors that helped save his life after a horrific crash eight years ago.
March 24, 2011
Clara Barton grew up in a modest household as a farmer’s daughter and the youngest of five children. Over the course of her lifetime, she took risks to save lives and help those in need.  She stands out as a pioneer, an outstanding humanitarian, and one of the most honored women in...
February 23, 2010
February 19, 2010 - During Black History Month - highlighting crucial role of Diversity  
February 23, 2010
February 17, 2010 - Family rallies community to help save lives during Red Cross Month in Katherine’s honor   Katherine Toce was eleven years old in March 2001when she lost her long-fought battle with brain cancer.  But on Saturday March 13th, it is Katherine’s life and...
February 23, 2010
February 5, 2010 -  The American Red Cross urges donors to make an appointment to give blood in February – Black History Month. “We continue to reach out to all of Connecticut’s communities to both grow and increase the diversity of our blood donor population,”...
February 3, 2010
The American Red Cross, in partnership with Community Health Services (CHS) presents “Community Threads,” an arts movement to create community quilts. The community quilts will be on display along-side both historical and contemporary quilts at a special blood drive in honor of Martin...