Newsroom Archive

Great Lakes

August 4, 2011
    Lansing, MI – The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region needs approximately 700 eligible donors to donate blood each day in August to continue rebuilding an already fragile blood supply.
July 11, 2011
    Local Red Cross Blood Supply Drops to Critically Low Levels Red Cross extends blood drive hours, asks eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments
July 7, 2011
American Red Cross, Meijer Grocery and Gas Giveaway Two lucky donors receive Meijer gift cards    
June 30, 2011
  NAIA student-athletes are learning to effectively organize blood drives at their schools.   Lansing, Mich.- Cassandra Kramer, a member of the Spring Arbor University volleyball team, has “a passion for civic engagement and making a difference in the lives of others.” That...
June 22, 2011
  11th Annual Battle of the Badges to Be Held in Lansing Local Fire and Police departments join forces to save lives    
June 20, 2011
  Critically Low Blood Supplies for Type O Negative   The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critical levels. If you are a type O negative donor you can make the difference between an adequate blood supply and a lingering summer shortage. Type O...
June 3, 2011
  Bay City Community Encouraged to Give Blood   June 2, 2011 – The American Red Cross and Good Samaritan Rescue Mission of Bay City will hold a special blood drive Monday, June 27 to honor WWII Veteran and Bay City Resident Dwane Bassett for his dedication to improving the lives of...
June 2, 2011
  Bay City resident wins a Lowe’s Gift Card   Lansing, Mich. – The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region honors dads this Father’s Day by awarding one lucky donor with a $125 Lowe’s gift card as part of May’s “Dad’s To-Do-List...
June 2, 2011
  Delton resident wins $250 Meijer gift card   Lansing, MI –The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Meijer, has awarded another lucky blood donor with a $250 Meijer gift card for donating blood at a May Red Cross blood drive.
May 31, 2011
Red Cross Racing this Summer with Best Buy   Lansing, MI - Red Cross Racing participants get points for activities like giving blood and recruiting blood donors.  They can trade in their points, at any time, for fun prizes at  Give it a try.  This year,...