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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

 
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 8, 2016
Everyone Welcome To Donate At Local Blood Drive Shippensburg, PA (Dec 5, 2016) – A blood drive in honor of Steve Russell, a lifelong Shippensburg, PA resident, will be held on December 9, 2016. The drive will be located at Shippensburg Church of the Brethren from 12:30pm to 6pm.
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
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.