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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

 

 

 
April 27, 2016
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation in recognition of Trauma Awareness Month May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious...
March 23, 2016
Red Cross has significant need for type O negative blood Type O negative is often needed in trauma situations  The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
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