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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

 
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
November 4, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State students, alumni, faculty and the Springfield community are encouraged to roll up a sleeve at the American Red Cross and Delta Chi Fraternity annual Missouri State University blood drive, Tuesday, Nov 15 through Thursday, Nov. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m....
October 14, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for eligible donors in the area to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Platelets, the clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment, must be transfused within five days of...
October 6, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. — The American Red Cross and Sprint are partnering up on a Platelet Awareness Campaign in the month of October. To kick it off they are encouraging Little Rock area residents to donate blood and platelets this Friday, October 7 at the Red Cross Donor Center at 401 S Monroe St...
July 25, 2016
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the...
July 5, 2016
 The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 7, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.  
April 26, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs.   Each year, trauma accounts for approximately...
March 23, 2016
  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.   Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U....
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.