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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 1600's 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

 

 

 
June 29, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 9, 2015
Drive to be held during annual Continental Congress June 22-26, 2015 In celebration of 125 years of service to America, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a Summer of Hope blood drive for the general public at...
June 8, 2015
Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible donors are urged to roll up a...
May 20, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of...
April 23, 2015
One hundred blood donation – one for every mile – pledged to support C&O Canal 100 Mile Ultramarathon on April 25 Author, American Red Cross blood recipient and national volunteer spokesman Brian Boyle will continue his miraculous comeback from a horrific 2004 auto accident by...
March 10, 2015
Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1 Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
February 26, 2015
March is Red Cross Month In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to...