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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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April 4, 2014
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. — Some people simply find ways to make a difference in their communities. Charles Millner and his wife Naomi exemplify that quality of caring and giving back. The United Methodist Church of Willow Springs is partnering with the American Red Cross to help save lives in...
April 2, 2014
PARAGOULD, Ark. — Arkansas Methodist Medical Center blood bank supervisor Lee Sisk has spent the past seven years seeing to it that blood delivered from the American Red Cross reaches the hospital’s patients. In April, the community can help ensure the supply is sufficient during the...
March 24, 2014
DEWITT, Ark. — For the sixth year, the DeWitt community along with folks from surrounding areas can help save lives during the DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Spring Fling blood drive with the American Red Cross in April.
March 14, 2014
BIGELOW, Ark.  — The American Red Cross empowers ordinary people to do extraordinary things. March is Red Cross Month, a great time to celebrate and recognize everyday heroes in the community – those who help their neighbors by giving blood, learning lifesaving skills, volunteering...
March 13, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Life can be unpredictable. Geyer Springs First Baptist Church is hoping to honor one of their members who is facing a life-altering challenge after helping change so many lives in his community. The church is hosting a blood drive in his honor at the end of the month...
March 12, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The bonds formed in one Saline County jogging group are spurring its members to try and make a difference for patients by hosting a blood drive in honor of Jerry Buck on March 27.
March 4, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — While most students at Anne Watson Elementary School in Bigelow, Ark., have been counting down the days until spring break, Maddie Grace Windle and her family have been counting down the days until she will return home from the hospital after fighting her third...
March 3, 2014
BEEBE, Ark. (March 3, 2014) — New parents often look forward to the firsts in their babies’ lives like first haircuts, first steps and first words. One Beebe family is experiencing something they never expected: their daughter’s first chemotherapy treatments.  
March 3, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Spring break is just around the corner for most kids in Central Arkansas. But when it comes to blood and food, those in need don’t get to take a week off. That’s why the American Red Cross and Arkansas Rice Depot are partnering for a blood and food drive...
March 3, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Due to recent severe winter weather, the following American Red Cross blood drives are canceled:      March 3 from 3-7 p.m. at Walmart, 304 S. Rockwood, Cabot, Ark. March 3 from 3-7 p.m. at Walgreen's, 850 Oak St., Conway, Ark. March 3 from 3-...