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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services 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:

Josh Hauser, External Communications Manager
Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region
josh.hauser@redcross.org

(814) 262-2682   (814) 659-8778 (c)
 

 

 

 

 
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 8, 2015
Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor  celebrate World Blood Donor Day Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14  
May 20, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign   JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (May 20, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during...
May 20, 2015
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (May 14, 2015)— Individuals, businesses and organizations from 20 counties throughout the 100-county American Red Cross Blood Services, Greater Alleghenies Region, were honored today during the organization’s annual meeting at The Conference Center, University of...
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.