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Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Steve Mavica, External Communications Manager (interim)
Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region
Steve.Mavica@redcross.org

(410) 764-6386   (443) 962-2092 (c)
 

 

 

 

 
March 10, 2015
Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1 Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
January 2, 2015
January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with the Sleeves Up virtual blood drive.  
November 21, 2014
  Sorry, Nittany Lion fans...the Challenge Cup stays with Michigan State as the Spartans defeated Penn State in their 21st Blood Challenge: Final Score - through November 20, 2014 Michigan State - 1363
November 19, 2014
‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October   The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect...