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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

June 10, 2013
The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 23, 2013
CLICK HERE to see photos of this year's awardees in attendance and other meeting activities. Individuals, businesses and organizations from 15 counties throughout the 100-county American Red Cross Blood Services, Greater Alleghenies Region, were honored today at the region’s annual...
April 17, 2013
Every day ordinary people accomplish extraordinary things by volunteering. How about you?
March 28, 2013
  Although few things compare to tropical sunshine and warm weather, we hear time and again about the good feeling people get when they help save a life by donating blood or platelets through the American Red Cross. All of our blood products come from our generous volunteers. Their purpose?...
March 25, 2013
It was October 2011 when Joe Ann and Brian Storm noticed their two-year-old son Drue had a rash and wasn’t feeling well. Like any parents, they assumed it was just a virus and took him to the doctor. The doctor prescribed some antibiotics for Drue and told Joe Ann that if things didn’t...
March 21, 2013
This winter has been particularly harsh, impacting a large portion of the country, resulting in a significant number of blood drive cancellations and impacting our blood supply.   Since the beginning of February, winter weather has forced the cancellation of more than 425 American Red Cross...
February 26, 2013
Johnstown, PA — This year’s local observance of March Red Cross Month will evoke one of the national organization’s greatest early achievements – its five-month service in helping the victims of the 1889 Johnstown Flood. American Red Cross, Keystone Chapter and Greater...
February 26, 2013
In a tradition dating back to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the American Red Cross celebrates March as Red Cross Month. It is a great time to celebrate and recognize the Everyday Heroes in our community—those who help others in their neighborhoods, down the street or across the country.
February 19, 2013
While pregnant with her now three-year-old son Avery, Nicole Marzole and her husband, Karl, realized that Nicole’s pregnancy was high-risk, but never imagined the even more serious risks to their unborn child.
February 4, 2013
It is said that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but that does not apply when you are talking about blood donors.