Newsroom

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:

Regina Boothe Bratton, External Communications Manager
Greater Alleghenies Region

 


 

 

 

 

 
May 30, 2017
The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.  
May 2, 2017
Dr. Ben Carson signs up to donate blood alongside HUD employees WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2017) – The Department of Housing and Urban Development helped the American Red Cross kick off Trauma Awareness Month by hosting blood drives across the country.
April 25, 2017
More than 100 donors gave blood at the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial Drive  WINCHESTER, Va. – Hosted by the American Red Cross and the Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial drive saw dozens of donors and collected a total...