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.

September 9, 2014
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood BALTIMORE (September 9, 2014) – The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
August 26, 2014
BALTIMORE (August 26, 2014) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation...
August 26, 2014
Observe National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September by donating blood with the American Red Cross Help maintain a diverse blood supply to meet the needs of all patients   BALTIMORE (August 4, 2014) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and...
August 6, 2014
American Red Cross encourages blood donations leading into Labor Day weekend  BALTIMORE (August 4, 2014) – The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give...
August 6, 2014
Multi-state “Fuel Your Community” Campaign potentially impacts thousands of lives  BALTIMORE (August 5, 2014) – With one blood donation potentially helping to save up to three lives, as many as 2,250 lives could be impacted as a result of an 11-state partnership in June,...
July 22, 2014
American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation
May 23, 2014
American Red Cross Launches “100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope.” Blood Donation Campaign Red Cross cooling towels offered to presenting donors Memorial Day weekend