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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
 

 

 
 
 
January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 11, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Brady Prosser at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Trine University in Angola.
January 11, 2017
Diagnosed with Leukemia in 2014, 12-year-old Lauren Cunningham continues to fight for her health and the lives of others. Lauren has received more than 80 blood transfusions during her treatment and understands the need for blood to be consistently available to those who need it.
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 16, 2016
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Gradyn Rogers at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at Chapel Hill Christian Church in Kokomo.
December 15, 2016
Red Cross has critical need for blood and platelet donations
December 6, 2016
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Cameron Patrick at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lima Memorial Hospital.
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...