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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

 
August 19, 2010
During the summer, many blood donors are busy with friends, family and summer activities and may overlook donating blood. Severe heat can also keep some blood donors from giving the gift of life.
July 12, 2010
In the spirit of people helping people that embodies Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the show is partnering with the American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Region to host a blood drive in conjunction with their building for Boys Hope Girls Hope in Baltimore.  The blood...
June 28, 2010
Christopher Gipson Encouraged Others to Give, While Battling Disease
June 9, 2010
The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critical levels. If you are a type O negative donor you can make the difference between an adequate blood supply and a summer shortage. Type O negative blood is always in high demand because it can be transfused to...
May 28, 2010
With the Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer approaching, the supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in blood donations is typical during the summer as donors become busy with seasonal activities and overlook donating blood....
May 26, 2010
In the summer, a baseball coach balances his busy work schedule while still making time to donate blood after the big game. A physical therapist works to better patient lives every day and helps save them by donating blood every eight weeks. What many don’t realize is that during the busy...
March 10, 2010
With March proclaimed as Red Cross Month by President Barack Obama, the Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Blood Services Region would also like to recognize and thank blood donors and volunteers across the region whose efforts enable the Red Cross to provide blood and blood products to hospital...
February 24, 2010
Thank you to all the participants of the 98 Rock Blood Drive at the Centre of Glen Burnie on Saturday, February 20th. 298 units of blood were collected! On behalf of all of the hospitals and patients that we serve, thank you!   Congratulations to Anthony B., the winner of the New Orleans...