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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 

 

 

 

 
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...
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*