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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)
 

 

 

 

 
September 3, 2015
Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend   JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (Sept. 3, 2015) — 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.  
August 28, 2015
American Red Cross, Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood, platelet donors "Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations   PITTSBURGH (Aug. 28, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to...
August 24, 2015
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (Aug. 21, 2015) — Rayann Galleher of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was awarded one of five $5,000 American Red Cross High School Leadership program scholarships for her support of blood drives hosted at Laurel High School.  
August 24, 2015
BROCKWAY, Pa. (Aug. 21, 2015) — Anna Brinkley of Brockway, Pennsylvania, was awarded one of five $5,000 American Red Cross High School Leadership program scholarships for her support of blood drives hosted at Brockway Area High School.  
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.