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February 14, 2011
    Lansing, MI–The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Hurley Health & Fitness Center of Flint have joined forces this February to promote healthy living among blood donors. Two blood donors have already benefited from the promotion.
February 14, 2011
    Lansing, MI - The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Gym Bumz of Lansing, are joining forces this February to promote healthy living among blood donors.  Two donors have already been rewarded. This month, the Red Cross has partnered with Gym...
February 14, 2011
    Lansing, MI –Lansing, MI - The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Meijer, has rewarded one January blood donor with a $250 Meijer gift card. Throughout the year, the Red Cross has joined forces with Meijer to offer everyone who comes out to...
February 1, 2011
Drive cancellations throughout region   Lansing, MI- Due to harsh winter weather conditions, the American Red Cross Great Lakes Region will only have one blood drive on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. All other blood drives scheduled for February 2, 2011 are cancelled and American Red Cross...
February 1, 2011
  Blood donors needed as winter weather continues to affect supply   Lansing, MI-  The American Red Cross is preparing to respond to the destructive winter storm that is bearing down on the country from just east of the Rocky Mountains to the coast of New England. The storm could...
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...