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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

 
April 9, 2012
The American Red Cross saw an 8 percent decline in blood donations in March 2012 compared to March 2011. While a number of factors could be contributing to the decline, blood donors in some parts of the country have indicated to our recruitment teams that allergies are impacting their ability to...
February 10, 2012
Midland, Pa  –  The January 18 American Red Cross blood drive at the Midland Gymnasium , Midland, Pa., netted more than 73 blood donations. Through specialized screening performed on donor samples, six of the 73 donors were identified as potential rare donors and invited to join the...
January 20, 2012
American Red Cross officials urge blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross is urging the public to donate blood now and in the upcoming weeks to help rebuild blood supplies. Lower than expected blood donor turnout the first two weeks of January resulted in overall inventories being...
December 16, 2011
Platelet donors from Beaver, Greensburg, Johnstown and State College areas committed to holiday gift of self
December 5, 2011
Communities in Pennsylvania and Virginia have long partnered with the Red Cross on Christmas season blood drives What do Bedford, Pa., Ebensburg, Pa. and Winchester, Va., have in common? They share a long-standing commitment of partnering with the American Red Cross by holding large community blood...
November 10, 2011
    This time of year most of us feel stretched and stressed – not enough time or money to go around. To make things easier this year, I would like to suggest a “perfect” gift for you to give – it costs little to give, just a little bit of your time.  
October 12, 2011
(JOHNSTOWN, PA) – Each year, the Greater Alleghenies Region of the American Red Cross seeks nominations from its employees to recognize co-workers respected for their superior job performance, dedication and commitment. This year, seven Greater Alleghenies Region employees – five based...
September 15, 2011
(Johnstown, PA and Huntington, WV) – American Red Cross officials state that blood inventories have reached the lowest levels in years, prompting this area’s Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region to announce an emergency donor appeal.        ...
September 13, 2011
Johnstown, Pa.  The Greater Alleghenies Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, and Unit 111 of Local 13000 of the Communications Workers of America today announced they have reached a new tentative three-year collective bargaining agreement on behalf of blood drive workers represented by...
June 29, 2011
    The American Red Cross has made it even easier to schedule an appointment to donate blood! By simply scanning the QR code with your web-enabled mobile device you can visit our website to schedule your next donation appointment. Don’t have a QR code reader application on...