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August 14, 2015
West Hartford fire and police compete to increase blood donations WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — West Hartford fire and police departments are teaming with the American Red Cross for a Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in their community to donate blood.
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...
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.
March 4, 2015
Red Cross blood and platelet donors answered the call to give amid severe winter weather