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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

November 25, 2013
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Blood donations can help a wide variety of patients, including people undergoing organ transplants. Sometimes, those individuals live right in our community, while others could be halfway across the country.
November 18, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The holidays are referred to as the season of giving. It’s a time many people are purchasing gifts for loved ones or considering giving back to the community. On Nov. 27, the American Red Cross and Arkansas Foodbank are partnering for a “Stock the Shelves...
November 4, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult.
October 24, 2013
JONESBORO, Ark. — Members of the armed forces risk their lives to serve their country every day on the battlefield. The family of Staff Sgt. Paul Brooks knows what it’s like to have a loved one make the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. That is why his family members are...
October 24, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The trip home following a high school football game would forever transform Kaleb “Pud” Faulkner’s life. On Sept. 6, the 16-year-old, newly licensed driver was involved in a car accident just three miles from his house.  Now on the road to recovery,...
October 21, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The family of a young woman who lost her life in a house fire two years ago is partnering with the American Red Cross to try and make a difference in the lives of others. On Oct. 26, the Red Cross will host a blood drive in memory of Shandria Terry, who died in June 2011.
October 17, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Volunteering often sounds like an easy task: give a few hours of your time to a nonprofit or do a good deed for an organization you support. However, the American Red Cross recognizes that volunteer blood drive coordinators often spend hours of their lives organizing...
October 16, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — For the fifth consecutive year, Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University will battle to see which school can recruit the most blood donors and walk away the winner of the Battle of the Ravine blood drive challenge. The Battle of the Ravine is a...
October 14, 2013
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — The undead will be taking over the American Red Cross, and they’ll be out for blood during the organization’s “Walker Crawl” parade and blood drive. For four hours, the community is encouraged to slump, lurch and leer their way through a parade,...
October 10, 2013
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Could you spare one hour of your time and one pint of blood if it meant making a difference in someone’s life? Each day, volunteer blood donors give to the American Red Cross, and each donation could help save up to three lives.