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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

November 21, 2014
York Community encouraged to give blood to honor Zac Sweitzer and Rodney Miller Two York area families have come together to host an American Red Cross blood Drive on Friday, November 28 in memory of volunteer firefighters Zachary Sweitzer and Rodney Miller, both of whom lived every day to the...
November 13, 2014
All participants to receive a dangerously delicious pie The American Red Cross is teaming up with Relay Foods and Dangerously Delicious Pies of DC to host the second annual Thanks for Giving Day Blood Drive at select Blood Donations Centers throughout the region.
November 13, 2014
‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of...
October 1, 2014
BALTIMORE (September 30, 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 donors at Red...
January 9, 2014
Urgent need for platelet donors, blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative BALTIMORE (January 8, 2014) — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
December 23, 2013
Which Community Will Help Save The Most Lives!   BALTIMORE (December 17, 2013) – 98.5 ThePeak and the American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region are challenging York and Hanover residents to see which community can help save the most lives through...
December 23, 2013
Please add the gift of life to your holiday giving list BALTIMORE – (December 17, 2013) – The Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month while discovering the true meaning of the...
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.