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August 19, 2013
Thank you for making an impact and taking the  “Strive for 5” Challenge. The American Red Cross would like to recognize the following sponsors for their achievement as a “Strive for 5” sponsor who recruited five additional blood donors to their blood...
July 10, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June   The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood and platelet donors of all blood types as many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
June 18, 2013
  News Release       Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region     Media Contact:  Tracy Duncan Fox (260) 480-8220 (office)                      ...
June 12, 2013
  News Release       Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region     Media Contact: Tracy Duncan Fox (260) 480- 8220 (office)                       ...
May 17, 2013
  Get started on summer: donate blood Need for blood doesn’t end when summer vacation begins   With summer around the corner, and the end of the school year in sight, new and eligible blood donors are urged to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give in the next few...
January 14, 2011
This week’s winter storm has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives along the eastern seaboard, causing a shortfall of more than 8,000 blood donations in the southeast and northeast corners of the country. Red Cross Blood Regions in the southeast reported that...
January 10, 2011
    Public encouraged to honor blood donors by rolling up their sleeves   Most every month has a holiday or special day of remembrance. But not every month honors the millions of people who volunteer to give the gift of life each year.