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August 4, 2015
Type O negative, B negative, A negative blood donors asked to restock shelves The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency...
July 23, 2015
Emergency responders participate in friendly competition to boost summer blood supply This summer you can be a hero by helping local police and firefighters save lives when you give blood during the annual Battle of the Badges in Lima on August 4 and 5.
June 29, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 25, 2015
Blood and platelet donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket. 
June 11, 2015
Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan sponsors friendly competition to boost blood supply Area first responders are preparing to roll up their sleeves for the 5th Annual North Township Battle for Blood. Sponsored by North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan, the Battle for Blood is a friendly, but spirited...
May 22, 2015
Annual community blood drive to take place June 20 at Parkview Field The Fort Wayne TinCaps ask you to "Buddy Up For Life" by giving blood and bringing a friend or family member to donate at Parkview Field on Saturday, June 20. Volunteer donors of all blood types – especially those...
May 21, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer, 100 days of hope.” campaign The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of...
May 5, 2015
Campaign honors fallen officers across Indiana, raises awareness of need for blood Throughout the summer months, the American Red Cross will participate in the statewide Fallen Officer Blood Drive Campaign. This is the ninth year the Red Cross will host blood drives across Indiana to honor fallen...
April 24, 2015
Hobart and Hammond to compete in inaugural blood drive challenge event
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...