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January 24, 2011
  Donors with Types O-negative and B-negative encouraged to donate   Lansing, MI– The inventory of type O-negative and B-negative blood at the local American Red Cross have dropped to critical levels in recent days, as winter weather across the country has canceled blood drives and...
January 19, 2011
  MSU, UM Continue Annual Face-off   Lansing, MI– The Big Ten schools enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but during the American Red Cross Big Ten Blood Challenge, they will share a common cause.  The Red Cross and the Big Ten Network have teamed up to...
January 18, 2011
  Blood drives to be held throughout Michigan to Share the Dream of Life   Lansing, MI– January 12, 2011 – This month, the American Red Cross is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by celebrating his message during the 11th Annual ‘Blood of the Martyrs’ campaign....
January 12, 2011
  When the American Red Cross community blood drive in West Branch moved from the Lutheran church to Calvary Baptist, Elsie Jacobs was asked to be the chairperson of the drive.  Seven years and more than a thousand units of blood later, Elsie is ready to pass the torch, as the blood drive...
November 2, 2010
Donate to Win a Holiday Feast for You or Someone in Need   Lansing, MI – The holiday season is fast approaching and with it blood and platelet donations typically slow down.  This season, the American Red Cross and VG’s Grocery have partnered to help raise awareness of...
November 2, 2010
Donate to Win a Holiday Feast for You or Someone in Need Flint, MI – The holiday season is fast approaching and with it blood and platelet donations typically slow down.  This season, the American Red Cross and VG’s Grocery have partnered to help raise awareness of the...
October 19, 2010
Portage Resident Wins Gift Card, Advice from Personal Shopper  
October 4, 2010
Rivals Compete to Save Lives  Lansing, MI – This October, Central Michigan and Western Michigan universities will continue a tradition that started 14 years ago.  The two rivals will compete to see which can collect the most blood, and help save the most lives. 
September 29, 2010
  Blood Donors Encouraged to Donate for Business of Choice   Lansing, MI – Accident Fund, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Cooley Law School have partnered with the American Red Cross to help save lives for the first-ever A.B.C. Blood Challenge, October 1–15.