Newsroom Archive

Great Lakes

 
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...
June 7, 2013
  West Branch, MI—June 4—The American Red Cross and the Knights of Columbus #2022 will hold a special blood drive June 11 in memory of WWII veteran Harold ‘Red’ Gilbert, a long-time Red Cross blood donor and volunteer.  
June 7, 2013
  Midland, MI—June 5—We all know that summertime can bring severe weather to Michigan.  That’s why the American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive and Emergency Preparedness Fair at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Midland (1700 W. Sugnet Road). ...
May 24, 2013
May 23, 2011 – Flint, MI -  With Memorial Day approaching and excitement growing for NASCAR races, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible donors to come out to donate blood at the annual ‘Race for Life’ blood drive, Tuesday, May 28 at Courtland Center Mall....
May 20, 2013
  Lansing, MI—May 20—The American Red Cross is proud to once again partner with The Heart Team and the community of Fennville to honor Fennville High School senior Wes Leonard, who passed away unexpectedly on the basketball court after making the game-winning shot to send the...
May 14, 2013
Midland blood drive gives donors a chance to help save lives, win NASCAR tickets    
April 15, 2013
National Volunteer Week slated for April 21 through 27    Lansing, MI—April 12—Ordinary people can accomplish some extraordinary things when they volunteer. Individuals and organizations can seize the moment and share in honoring America’s volunteers this spring. ...