Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

July 16, 2013
July 9, 2013 (BALTIMORE) — The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
July 16, 2013
June 27, 2013 (BALTIMORE) — For most of us, summer means barbeques, vacations, and fun times in the sun. However, for local patients who depend on the community blood supply, the summer can be a scary time of year. During the summer, an average of two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross...
November 28, 2012
BALTIMORE, November 26, 2012 - The American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake & Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region is pleased to announce the selection of Kimberley A. Flowers as the new Chair of its Regional Board of Directors.
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.
April 9, 2012
The American Red Cross saw an 8 percent decline in blood donations in March 2012 compared to March 2011. While a number of factors could be contributing to the decline, blood donors in some parts of the country have indicated to our recruitment teams that allergies are impacting their ability to...
January 27, 2012
Mary Bubala from WJZ-13 invites local donors to participate in the WJZ Blood Drive this Saturday - Jaunary 28th.  See the full story here! Full Story.        
January 10, 2012
  Baltimore, MD, January 9, 2012 – In the weeks leading up to and immediately following the winter holiday season, the American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region has seen a significant decline in donor turnout at local blood drives and donor centers.  This reduction...
November 18, 2011
  RED CROSS RAMPS UP END-OF-YEAR VEHICLE DONATION “ASK” The American Red Cross Chesapeake Region counts on its vehicle donation program to help keep its own emergency response vehicles on the road to provide relief in disasters ranging from local house fires to large-scale...