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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

 
January 6, 2017
This man here is Kevin McManus.  You might recognize him from WFMD, iHeartRadio.  He’s a popular radio personality and all-around great news man.   Kevin is a life-long Red Cross donor.  He frequents our donor facility in Frederick, Md.  The volunteers and staff in...
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 19, 2016
MAKE A RESOLUTION THAT MATTERS! Partner with 98 Rock and the Red Cross on our lifesaving mission this New Year.
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
Lewistown Community encouraged to donate blood Lewistown, PA (Nov 17, 2016) — A blood drive is being held in honor of Alex Pierce, a high school senior at Belleville Mennonite School, on January 12, 2017. This special drive will be held at Ellen Chapel Church, Lewistown, PA.
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
August 12, 2016
    (August 12, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The emergency call for donors has prompted FOX 43 to get...
August 10, 2016
(August 9, 2016) —The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many...
August 1, 2016
BALTIMORE (August 1, 2016) — Local blood donors this August are in for a sweet surprise! Dunkin’ Donuts is partnering with the American Red Cross by providing coupons for a free medium Iced Coffee and donut for Red Cross blood donors in the greater Baltimore and metro Washington, D.C....