Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

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February 26, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The family of Drew Melton is hoping to give more time to patients and their loved ones by partnering with Saline Memorial Hospital and the American Red Cross for a blood drive held  in memory of their daughter. The drive is scheduled for March 10, and the community is...
February 19, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Morgan Schwehm may not know it, but at two years old she has superhero powers like her favorite comic book characters. She may not have an emblazoned bodysuit like Batman or a shield like Captain America, but her smile and laugh as she battles stage IV cancer are just as...
February 12, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Severe winter weather throughout January and into February has forced the cancellation of American Red Cross blood drives from coast to coast.
February 7, 2014
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage community can help save lives during National Heart Health Awareness Month in memory of Missouri native, Rich Walker during a blood drive scheduled for Feb. 20. The Church of the Nazarene is partnering with the American Red Cross to host the drive in memory of...
February 5, 2014
DOVER, Ark. — Most adults will tell you it’s difficult to find 25 people to commit to support an event. Daily schedules, unforeseen surprises and life in general can create obstacles to the best intentions. On Jan. 24, weeks of planning by three middle school girls, June Musgrove, Faith...
February 4, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Due to recent severe winter weather, the following American Red Cross blood drives are canceled today. Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Comfort Suites, 2011 SE Walton Blvd. in Bentonville, Ark. Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwest Power Pool, 201 Worthen Drive in...
February 3, 2014
LOWELL, Ark.  — Parents should never have to face losing their children, but one Northwest Arkansas couple hopes the loss of their daughter will inspire people to donate blood to give more time to others. On Feb. 13, the City of Lowell will host its fifth annual American Red Cross blood...
January 31, 2014
SEARCY, Ark. — Police officers are called to put the public’s safety first and think of themselves second. On Feb. 9, Valley Baptist Church is inviting community members to give blood with the American Red Cross to help save lives in memory of one of their own – Conway Police...
January 29, 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...
January 27, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Cancer is an insidious foe, but when it strikes in childhood it can be even more difficult to comprehend. Maddie Grace Windle, just days away from her 11th birthday, is currently battling her third recurrence at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.