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Great Lakes

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...
June 20, 2012
The American Red Cross is pleased to announce that Great Lakes Blood Services employees represented by Teamsters Local 580 and OPEIU Local 459 will be returning to work. The parties have not yet reached new contracts, but will continue to work toward mutually satisfactory resolutions. These unions...
March 23, 2012
    With unseasonably warm weather upon us and Spring Break around the corner, the American Red Cross reminds everyone that the need for blood doesn’t take a break and encourages all eligible donors to make blood donation a part of their vacation plans.    “...
January 27, 2012
  Spartans Vow to Go Green. Beat Blue. Give Red.     East Lansing, MI, January 27 – It’s that time of year again when the American Red Cross encourages Michigan State University students, staff, alumni and fans to show their Spartan pride by rolling up their sleeves to...
January 11, 2012
  LANSING, Mich. – January 12, 2012 – The American Red Cross is celebrating blood donors and Black History Month by encouraging eligible donors of all backgrounds to make an appointment to donate blood this February.