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Great Lakes

 
October 25, 2013
 Red Cross celebrates 20 years of helping save lives   
October 9, 2013
Come to donate blood at select drives through 10/31 and receive BOGO coupon to 'Dracula' Grand Rapids, MI—October 9—Dracula and blood go hand-in-hand.   The American Red Cross is partnering with the Grand Rapids Ballet to offer everyone who comes out to donate at select...
October 7, 2013
  Kalamazoo, MI—October 7—Halloween is right around the corner and the American Red Cross is getting into the spirit of the holiday by hosting a spooky-themed blood drive at the historic Henderson Castle in Kalamazoo.  All eligible donors are encouraged to dress in their...
September 27, 2013
'Fuel Your Community' partnership grows to 20 states--including Michigan--this October   Lansing, MI—September 27—The American Red Cross is excited to announce the expansion of our partnership with Suburban Propane. Over the past two years, Suburban Propane has provided...
September 27, 2013
  Lansing, MI—September 27—According to the American Red Cross, approximately 38 percent of the population may be eligible to donate blood. Yet only a fraction of those eligible donate each year, perhaps due to misconceptions about donor eligibility.  
August 19, 2013
Special September 11 Blood Drive 'Celebrates the American Spirit'  
August 12, 2013
  Petoskey, MI—August 12—Petoskey banks and credit unions are ‘out for blood’ in a friendly competition to help maintain a healthy blood supply during the summer months.  The American Red Cross and six Petoskey-area financial institutions are joining forces for the...
July 9, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June    Lansing, MI—July 9, 2013 – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the...
June 20, 2013
Annual ‘Battle for Blood’ Kicks Off June 24    Lansing, MI—June 20—Lansing-area police and fire departments are once again joining forces for the 2013 ‘Battle for Blood’ challenge.  This year’s event will kick-off Monday, June 24 and runs...
June 20, 2013
Midland, MI - The American Red Cross will hold a special blood and bone marrow drive to honor 13 year old Midland resident Mary Helen Juengel, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2011.   On October 23, 2011, Mary went to the emergency room for what was thought to...