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January 21, 2013
  Lansing, MI--This winter’s flu season has hit early and hard. The American Red Cross is seeing a lower-than-expected turnout at some scheduled blood drives because donors are unable to keep their appointments. As the number of people with the flu grows, there may be a decrease in the...
January 9, 2013
Red Cross Encourages Public to Honor Blood Donors by Helping Save Lives    Lansing, MI—January 4—Since 1970, blood collection organizations like the American Red Cross have designated January as National Blood Donor Month.  Each year, about 9.5 million volunteers donate...
December 31, 2012
  Many New Year’s resolutions focus on breaking bad habits.  The American Red Cross is encouraging you to take up a positive habit instead.  
December 13, 2012
Red Cross, Lite 96.3FM Encourage You To 'Give Something That Means Something' This Holiday Season   The American Red Cross and Lite 96.3FM are encouraging everyone to ‘give something that means something’ this holiday season by rolling-up their sleeves and donating blood at...
December 13, 2012
  Lansing, MI—December 12, 2012—The American Red Cross and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayville are joining forces for a very special holiday blood drive on Monday, December 17th.  
November 19, 2012
  November 19, 2012—Lansing, MI—The American Red Cross and Grand Traverse Pie Company in Brighton are partnering this holiday season to provide everyone who schedules an appointment to donate platelets at the Flint Donor Center a free pie.  
November 19, 2012
Donors Can Give the Gift of Life and Toys This Holiday Season   November 19, 2012 – Lansing, MI – The American Red Cross is once again joining forces with the Courtland Center Mall, ABC-12, and CARS-108 to help save lives this holiday season.  Eligible donors are encouraged to...
November 9, 2012
Support the American Red Cross “Holiday Mail for Heroes” Campaign   
November 2, 2012
  Lansing, MI—November 2, 2012—The American Red Cross is continuing its efforts to reschedule cancelled blood drives and increase donor turnout to help replenish blood supplies following Superstorm Sandy.  
October 30, 2012
Blood Products Moved To Areas Affected By Storm   Lansing, MI—October 30, 2012—Hurricane Sandy has already caused the cancellation of approximately 300 American Red Cross blood drives in 14 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of nearly 9,000 units of blood and...