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Check here first for all the latest news, updates and happenings in the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region.

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Vince Robinson
October 9, 2014
Red Cross to launch campaign to educate residents on fire safety and to install smoke detectors on Saturday, October 11th. FORT WAYNE, IN  October 9, 2014 — A fire in the home is the biggest disaster threat to American families, more of a risk than floods, hurricanes or tornadoes....
October 9, 2014
Portland Fire Department encourages community to give blood  PORTLAND, IN — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 in memory of Matt Aker, who was killed in a traffic accident in April 2011. At the time of his death, he served as fire chief of the...
October 7, 2014
LIMA, OH — The community of Allen County, Ohio is being challenged to “Live United” by helping to increase the local blood supply during the Allen County Day of Caring Blood Drive.
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.
September 30, 2014
During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives and donation centers...
September 25, 2014
Halloween Blood Drive Scheduled September 29 through October 4
September 9, 2014
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to...
July 22, 2014
American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation   The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.