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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

 
February 15, 2010
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February 12, 2010
Donor Centers and Blood Drives Add Hours to Make Up for Lost Collections after Snow
February 10, 2010
Due to the continued winter weather, the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross will be closing all local donor centers and mobile blood drives tomorrow, Thursday, February 11, 2010. Donors are asked to call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (800-448-3543) to...
February 9, 2010
Due to continued winter weather, the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross will be closing all local donor centers and mobile blood drives tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Donors are asked to call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (800-448-3543) to...
February 8, 2010
Closed Donor Centers and Blood Drives Leave Platelet Supply in Critical State  
February 5, 2010
Donors asked to call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (800-448-3543) to reschedule appointments.
February 4, 2010
With significant amounts of snow expected, the Radio One Blood Drive scheduled for Saturday, February 6th at Coppin State University has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 6, 2010.  Winter weather often makes it difficult to maintain a strong blood supply.  Your donation could warm...
January 14, 2010
On Tuesday, January 12, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti causing catastrophic damage and loss of life. The American Red Cross is responding to this tragic event with financial assistance. At this time, no specific request has been made by the Haitian government for the Red Cross to provide...
January 11, 2010
Every day, blood donors save the lives of hundreds of people right here in your community. Premature babies, new mothers, those undergoing cancer treatments or surgeries, trauma victims, and those with chronic blood disorders depend on donated blood for survival. Despite many medical advances,...
December 21, 2009
Lost Weekend Blood Collections and Coming Holiday Could Lead to Blood Shortage