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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 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Rodney Wilson, Communications Manager 
Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region
(614) 253-2740, ext. 2347
CentralOhioComm@redcross.org
 

 

 
 
 
February 5, 2016
Family honors memory of child with special Red Cross blood drive   WHITESTOWN, Ind.  — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Simone Otterman at a special blood drive held in her honor on Monday, Feb. 22, from 2-7 p.m. at Trader’s Point Christian Academy.
February 5, 2016
Family honors memory of infant with special Red Cross blood drive   KOKOMO, Ind. — The community is invited to give blood in memory of infant Rowan Dinn at a special blood drive held in his honor on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
January 25, 2016
Donors needed now after severe winter weather forces blood drive cancellations  
January 6, 2016
On what would have been Jason’s 22nd birthday, the Auglaize County community is encouraged to give blood   WAPAKONETA, OH — The community is invited to honor the memory of Jason Strauser at a special blood drive held in his name on Sunday, January 17, 2016, on what would have...
December 30, 2015
Allen Co. Children’s Services hosts drive to help children battling cancer   LIMA, OH - The community is invited to give blood in honor of 11-year-old Lauren Cunningham and other children battling cancer at a special blood drive held in her name on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Allen County...
December 28, 2015
Local student honored with blood drive   The community is invited to give blood in memory of Mario Arroyo at a special blood drive held in his honor on Friday, Jan. 8 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Hammond Academy of Science and Technology. Mario passed away on Nov. 8, 2015 after an auto accident. He...
December 23, 2015
Long-time Red Cross volunteer to be honored with blood drive COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (Dec. 23, 2016) — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Mary Cornmesser at a special blood drive held in her honor on Thursday, Jan. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Columbia City United Methodist...
December 8, 2015
Auglaize County community encouraged to give blood   WAPAKONETA, Oh.  — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, from 12 to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in honor of retired Wapakoneta firefighter and advanced EMT Alan J. McClintock.
November 23, 2015
Help save lives through blood and platelet donation, by hosting a blood drive   This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another...