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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
 

 

 
 
 
June 24, 2016
PIONEER, Ohio — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Kaleb McLaughlin as part of the Kaleb McLaughlin Memorial Ride and Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation Awareness Day. The blood drive will be held Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 307 in Pioneer.
June 23, 2016
MONON, Ind. — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Delos Pass at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, July 7, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Monon Civic Center. Remembered by those who knew him as a hardworking and civic-minded family man, Delos was a regular...
June 21, 2016
PIONEER, Ohio — The community is invited to give blood in honor of Jerry Heminger at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, July 5, from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Area Chamber of Commerce in Pioneer.
June 14, 2016
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (June 14, 2016) — The community is invited to give blood in honor of local dispatcher Johnna Parker at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Dept. in Lafayette.
June 10, 2016
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — Susan Ottinger is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer to celebrate life as she celebrates a milestone birthday. The drive will be held Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church.
June 8, 2016
Donate blood and support organ transplant patients FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The community is invited to give blood in honor of patients who need an organ transplant at a special American Red Cross blood drive sponsored by Run Like A Hero on Thursday, June 23, from noon to 6 p.m. at the American...
June 8, 2016
Allen Co. Children’s Services hosts drive to help children battling cancer   *UPDATE on 06/23/2016: This blood drive had to be moved to a different location. The new location is:
June 8, 2016
DEFIANCE, Ohio — A blood drive dedicated to the memory of Henry (Enrique) Alvarez, Jr. will be held at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Hall in Defiance on Wednesday, June 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 7, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
June 2, 2016
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The American Red Cross invites you to rock and roll up your sleeve at the Sweetwater GearFest blood drive on June 17 and 18. GearFest is the US’s largest music gear trade show that is free and open to the general public. Those who come to give blood at this event will...