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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

September 21, 2011
Hours Extended at Some Blood Drives and Donor Centers through September 30th In response to the current urgent need for blood donations, the American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region has announced that hours will be extended at some donors centers and blood drives in order to allow...
August 29, 2011
Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas  
June 21, 2011
  Type O ALERT 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 lingering summer shortage. Type O negative blood is always in high demand because...
June 15, 2011
311 lends music for Red Cross Public Service Announcements WASHINGTON, D.C. - 06/15/2011:  The American Red Cross will feature Brian Boyle, a blood recipient and Ironman tri-athlete, in a new series of public service announcements with the soundtrack provided courtesy of music group, 311. A...
June 14, 2011
Help those affected by this disease. Give Blood. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) is a genetic disorder of the blood vessels, which affects about one in 5,000 people. It affects males and females from all racial and ethnic groups.
June 10, 2011
Type O Negative Blood Donors Needed Summer is here and 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.  For this reason...
June 8, 2011
  Blood Donations Typically Decline in Summer, Need Remains Constant.  
March 1, 2011
All Presenting Blood Donors Get Free Six-Inch Sub* WASHINGTON, D.C.- March is Red Cross Month. To celebrate, the American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region and SUBWAY® are partnering to help increase the blood supply and raise awareness about the need for...
September 30, 2010
Red Cross Blood Donors in October Can Honor the Fight Against Breast Cancer