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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 1600s to the present


Media Contact

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

Steve Mavica, External Communications Manager
Greater Alleghenies Region
(410) 764-6386 (p) | (443) 962-2092 (c)






March 21, 2016
Discount registrations* offered at select blood drives this April BOALSBURG, Pa. (March 21, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Hardcore Mudd Run are teaming up this April to encourage the community to donate and help ensure blood is available for patients in need by offering discounted...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
February 22, 2016
The American Red Cross and Delete Blood Cancer are teaming up to host a blood and bone marrow drive in honor of Mifflintown resident Rachael Marasco on Thursday, March 03 from 1:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Thompsontown Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 269 Birch Drive.