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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

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.
August 15, 2012
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Brian Boyle completed his fourth Ironman in New York City in less than 11 hours. Brian competed in the Ironman on behalf of the American Red Cross to thank the 36 blood donors that helped save his life after a horrific crash eight years ago.
April 9, 2012
The American Red Cross saw an 8 percent decline in blood donations in March 2012 compared to March 2011. While a number of factors could be contributing to the decline, blood donors in some parts of the country have indicated to our recruitment teams that allergies are impacting their ability to...
January 27, 2012
Mary Bubala from WJZ-13 invites local donors to participate in the WJZ Blood Drive this Saturday - Jaunary 28th.  See the full story here! Full Story.        
January 10, 2012
  Baltimore, MD, January 9, 2012 – In the weeks leading up to and immediately following the winter holiday season, the American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region has seen a significant decline in donor turnout at local blood drives and donor centers.  This reduction...
November 18, 2011
  RED CROSS RAMPS UP END-OF-YEAR VEHICLE DONATION “ASK” The American Red Cross Chesapeake Region counts on its vehicle donation program to help keep its own emergency response vehicles on the road to provide relief in disasters ranging from local house fires to large-scale...
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...