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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
 

 

 
 
 
July 13, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors
July 5, 2017
The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.   Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer...
June 23, 2017
The community is invited to give blood at an American Red Cross blood drive in memory of Kaleb McLaughlin as part of the Kaleb McLaughlin Memorial Ride and Organ Donation Awareness Day. The blood drive will be held Saturday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Area Chamber of Commerce.  
June 12, 2017
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.    Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-...
June 7, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in memory of Deputy Carl Koontz of the Howard County Sherriff’s Department, at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in his honor Tuesday, June 20, from noon to 6 p.m. at Crossroads Church in Kokomo.  
May 30, 2017
The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.  
May 23, 2017
The community is invited to “Be Instrumental in Helping Save Lives” at an American Red Cross blood drive cosponsored by the Symphony of Chesterton, Gary SouthShore RailCats and RCS Home Healthcare, Thursday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Symphony. Those who come to donate will...
May 11, 2017
The cities of Hobart and Hammond are joining together for a friendly competition to pay tribute to award-winning educator and community activist Nancy Snider. The community is invited to give blood with the American Red Cross in memory of Nancy on Wednesday, May 17, at Hobart High School in Hobart...
May 8, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Ava Bowen at a special American Red Cross blood drive Monday, May 22, from noon to 6 p.m. at South Central Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) Community Room in Martinsville.  
May 4, 2017
  The community is invited to give blood in memory of Assistant Fire Chief Charlie Scott and police officer Nick Schultz at a special Fallen Officers American Red Cross blood drive Friday, May 19, from noon to 6 p.m. at Lowell Volunteer Fire Dept.