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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:

Marianne Spampinato, External Communications Manager 
Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region
(814) 262-2813 (p) (814) 659-8778 (c)
marianne.spampinato@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
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...
October 1, 2014
Media Contact: Marianne Spampinato, External Communications Manager (814) 262-2813   Marianne.Spampinato@redcross.org
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.