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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

 
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
August 10, 2016
(August 9, 2016) —The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many...
August 2, 2016
Alpha Fire Company is partnering with The Corner Room and B94.5 in an effort to encourage blood donations this summer. They are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, August 9 from noon to 6 p.m. located at 400 West Beaver Avenue in State College.
July 24, 2016
(July 25, 2016) While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available...
July 21, 2016
  A blood drive will be held at Oak Hill Presbyterian Church on August 4 in honor of Jason Snyder, Jr. (JJ) who has been diagnosed with Alpha Thalassemia and Neutropenia. This will be the fourth year that a blood drive has been held in JJ’s honor, and over the years, 157 units of blood...
July 5, 2016
  The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 7, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donorsto give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban...
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...
April 14, 2016
The Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is hosting the 9th Annual Memorial Blood Drive on Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to remember those impacted by the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007. The Shenandoah Chapter encourages anyone wanting to pay tribute to the 32 faculty...