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April 23, 2015
Bluebird Tattoo teams with Red Cross to build awareness and help save lives If you have a new tattoo, how soon can you donate blood? The owner of Bluebird Tattoo hopes an upcoming American Red Cross blood drive will help spread awareness about the importance of donating blood and clear up...
March 9, 2015
Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1 Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
March 4, 2015
Legislators and others roll up their sleeves during Red Cross Month
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...