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External Communications Manager

Marianne Spampinato, APR Tel: (814) 262-2813

Marianne joined the American Red Cross in 1981 as a Public Information Specialist. She received the region’s Tiffany Award for Employee Excellence in 1984. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and an M.L.L.S. from Duquesne University. In 1990 Marianne was accredited in Public Relations by the Public Relations Society of America. In 2002 she received the local YWCA’s Tribute to Women Award in the Non-Profit Sector. She has served as a part-time instructor (Technical/Business Writing) at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.



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...
October 1, 2014
Media Contact: Marianne Spampinato, External Communications Manager (814) 262-2813
October 1, 2014
Are you looking for a college scholarship? Are you looking for leadership experience? Want to make a big difference in your community? The American Red Cross may have the answer for you. The Red Cross is looking for student leaders to host winter blood drives when school is out of session. In...
October 1, 2014
October is Liver Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross is encouraging people to focus on liver health. Liver transplants are the second most frequent type of organ transplant, with more than 6,000 liver transplants performed annually in the U.S., according to the American Liver Foundation.