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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Vince Robinson, External Communications Manager 
Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region
(260) 480-8220 (p) (260) 205-1258 (c)
vince.robinson@redcross.org 

 

 
 
 
February 18, 2015
March is Red Cross Month In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to...
February 5, 2015
Seven Central Indiana schools to participate in blood drives in support of six-year-old Joshua Johnson DUNKIRK, IN — A special series of American Red Cross blood drives will be held in February in honor of six-year-old Joshua Johnson of Dunkirk. Joshua is being treated for childhood ...
January 23, 2015
Resolve to give blood or platelets, and encourage others, during National Blood Donor Month January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.
January 8, 2015
On what would have been Jason’s 21st birthday, the Auglaize County, Ohio community is encouraged to give blood  An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 in memory of Jason Strauser on what would have been his 21st birthday. The drive will be held from...
January 8, 2015
The American Red Cross’s most passionate supporters have a new tool to use to recruit friends, family and others to donate blood – no matter where they are located across the country. The new SleevesUp virtual blood drive allows you to create a campaign and invite others to join the...
November 24, 2014
Friendly competition among first responders to help boost winter blood supply
November 17, 2014
All donors will be entered into a daily drawing for a $50 gift card and a holiday turkey FORT WAYNE, IN  — What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday? If you or someone you love has ever needed blood products, perhaps you’re thankful for an adequate blood supply. The...
November 13, 2014
‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October   The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect...
October 6, 2014
Are you a student looking for a college scholarship? Are you looking for leadership experience? Want to make a big difference in your community? The American Red Cross may have the answer for you. The Red Cross is looking for student leaders to host winter blood drives when school is out of session...
October 3, 2014
Allen County community encouraged to give blood LIMA, OH — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 in honor of 9-year-old Lauren Cunningham of Lima and 5-year-old Issac Hayes of Wapakoneta. Both children are battling T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.