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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

 
April 6, 2017
The Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region honors Volunteer of the Month Doris Costello BALTIMORE, Md. (April 4, 2017) - April is National Volunteer Month. The Red Cross celebrates by honoring its volunteers, including Doris Costello.  Doris is the Greater Alleghenies Blood Services...
April 4, 2017
Give blood in memory of those impacted by the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings WINCHESTER, Va. (April 4, 2017) — The Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is hosting the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial Blood Drive on Friday, April 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to remember the...
April 3, 2017
Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.   Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are...
March 23, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care  BALTIMORE, Md. (March 23, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross...
March 14, 2017
West Virginia House of Delegates and Senate celebrate Red Cross during Red Cross Month.  CHARLESTON, W.V. (March 9, 2017) — Red Cross employees and volunteers were celebrated on Monday, March 6, in the Capitol of West Virginia for the state’s Red Cross Day. 
March 1, 2017
All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.  
February 23, 2017
Red Cross seeks volunteer transportation specialists Johnstown, PA Monday, February 20, 2017 — Every two seconds a patient in the United States needs a blood transfusion. As the single largest supplier of blood products to hospitals in the U.S., the American Red Cross is seeking volunteer...
February 15, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.   Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world....
February 14, 2017
This year’s WJAC-TV Donor Day will be held at six locations JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (Feb. 14, 2017) — WJAC Television and the American Red Cross invite you to partner with us to help save a life this summer.  Save the date:  Thursday, June 15, WJAC-TV hosts the 32nd Annual WJAC-TV...
February 2, 2017
Blair County’s largest blood drive coming again Altoona, PA (Feb. 2, 2017) — The 29th annual Blair Media Blood Blitz will be held Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jaffa Shrine Facility in Altoona, PA. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood product....