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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

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.

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Steve Mavica, External Communications Manager
Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Blood Services Region
4700 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 764-6386 (p) | (443)962-2092 (c)
steve.mavica@redcross.org

 

 

 
February 3, 2016
Donors needed now after severe winter weather forces blood drive cancellations
January 12, 2016
Presenting blood donors at select locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. in January will receive a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee*
January 11, 2016
All those who give blood or platelets in January will receive a voucher for a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee
October 27, 2015
Blood and platelet donors can save up to 15 minutes while helping save lives
October 12, 2015
Youth blood drive coordinators needed Dec. 15 through Jan. 15 BALTIMORE (October 12, 2015) – This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov...
October 5, 2015
Free medium sub offered to all who donate in October The American Red Cross and Firehouse Subs are teaming up this October to encourage the community to donate and help ensure blood and platelets are available for patients in need.
September 3, 2015
Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
September 2, 2015
The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross.
August 20, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.