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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.  
December 19, 2011
          This holiday season join the American Red Cross and Lalaloopsy™ in bringing a smile to the face of a young hospital patient, their family and even yourself!  
December 19, 2011
  Donors Can Give Back Once More during 2011Holiday Season     Lansing, MI, December 19, 2011 – The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region Board of Directors will host a special blood drive on Wednesday, December 28, at the Lansing Donor Center, 1729 E. Saginaw...