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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...
October 23, 2012
Red Cross Rallies Spartan Fans to Help Save Lives       DATE            
October 17, 2012
American Red Cross Urges Spartan Fans To Help Save Lives   East Lansing, MI,--The American Red Cross, Michigan State University and WLNS-TV 6 is once again encouraging MSU students, staff, alumni and fans to show their Spartan pride by rolling up their sleeves to help save lives during the...
October 15, 2012
"Holiday Mail for Heroes" Mailbox Open Through December 7   Lansing, MI, October 15, 2012--While military deployments and hospital stays may keep many of our nation’s heroes away from their families this holiday season, the American Red Cross is collecting and distributing...
October 8, 2012
American Red Cross, Central Michigan University Join Forces to Save Lives    Mt. Pleasant, MI--With fall underway, students at many high schools and colleges are rolling up their sleeves in more ways than one.  A series of upcoming blood drives at Central Michigan University will...
October 5, 2012
AMC, Western Michigan University and the American Red Cross have joined forces for “The American Red Cross Zombie Blood Drive” – a campaign that kicked-off September 24 and runs through October 22.  
July 18, 2012
Community Members Become Heroes at Triumphant Twelve Event  The American Red Cross and Alma College are joining forces to honor blood, organ and marrow donors at the First Triumphant Twelve Event Wednesday, July 27 at the College.  
July 18, 2012
Unions Reject “No Strike” Agreement   After union leaders refused to agree there would be no labor disruptions at the annual Spirit of America Blood Drive this year, the American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region and Michigan International Speedway were forced to cancel...