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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.
March 4, 2015
Red Cross blood and platelet donors answered the call to give amid severe winter weather
February 25, 2015
FARMINGTON, CONN. — The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. “Everyday heroes help those in need in Connecticut,” said Jeff Meyer, CEO, American Red Cross Connecticut and Massachusetts Blood Service Region. “They are...
February 17, 2015
FARMINGTON, CONN.- High school students in Connecticut are helping maintain the community blood supply by donating 8,250 lifesaving units of blood so far this school year. Students have three more months left in the academic year to make a meaningful difference for hospital patients and aim to win...
February 5, 2015
All presenting donors at select blood drives will receive tickets to see the Hartford Hawks Women’s Basketball team
January 29, 2015
In the wake of severe winter weather across the Northeast, blood and platelets donors are urged to come out to donate, help save lives and get a free Dunkin’ Donor Card*