Newsroom

Indiana-Ohio

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
 

 

 
 
 
September 20, 2017
Friends and family of Rachel Osterholt Theurer are hosting the second annual American Red Cross blood drive in her memory Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jay Community Center in Portland.  
September 13, 2017
As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood or platelets during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies across the country every day....
September 8, 2017
Edge Adventures and the American Red Cross invite the community to zip into saving lives and enjoy an adventure at Edge Adventures parks.  
September 1, 2017
Help save lives at a special blood drive in memory of Donald VanWye  
August 29, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors   The community is invited to give blood in honor of Madison Buffenbarger at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in her name Thursday, Aug. 31, noon to 6 p.m. at Waynsfield Goshen High School.  
August 20, 2017
Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood...
August 10, 2017
Family strives for 250th donation in his name   The community is invited to give blood in memory of Jerry Heminger at a special American Red Cross blood drive Friday, Aug. 18 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Area Chamber of Commerce in Pioneer.  
August 7, 2017
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.   In August, regular donors may delay giving as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. To fully meet the needs of hospital...
July 25, 2017
Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed.  
July 13, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors