Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

Media Contact
Steve Mavica, Communications Manager
Office: (410) 764-6386
Cell: (443) 962-2092

A strong, stable community blood supply is a critical public health issue. Many questions arise for both donors and recipients. The American Red Cross is committed to providing the most accurate, up-to-date information through our communications resources.

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

January 9, 2014
Urgent need for platelet donors, blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative BALTIMORE (January 8, 2014) — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
December 23, 2013
Which Community Will Help Save The Most Lives!   BALTIMORE (December 17, 2013) – 98.5 ThePeak and the American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac (GC&P) Blood Services Region are challenging York and Hanover residents to see which community can help save the most lives through...
December 23, 2013
Please add the gift of life to your holiday giving list BALTIMORE – (December 17, 2013) – The Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month while discovering the true meaning of the...