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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 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Vince Robinson, External Communications Manager 
Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region
(260) 480-8220 (p) (260) 205-1258 (c)
vince.robinson@redcross.org 

 

 
 
 
June 29, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 25, 2015
Blood and platelet donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket. Donors also have special...
June 11, 2015
Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan sponsors friendly competition to boost blood supply Area first responders are preparing to roll up their sleeves for the 5th Annual North Township Battle for Blood. Sponsored by North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan, the Battle for Blood is a friendly, but spirited...
May 22, 2015
Annual community blood drive to take place June 20 at Parkview Field The Fort Wayne TinCaps ask you to "Buddy Up For Life" by giving blood and bringing a friend or family member to donate at Parkview Field on Saturday, June 20. Volunteer donors of all blood types – especially those...
May 21, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer, 100 days of hope.” campaign The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of...
May 5, 2015
Campaign honors fallen officers across Indiana, raises awareness of need for blood Throughout the summer months, the American Red Cross will participate in the statewide Fallen Officer Blood Drive Campaign. This is the ninth year the Red Cross will host blood drives across Indiana to honor fallen...
April 24, 2015
Hobart and Hammond to compete in inaugural blood drive challenge event
April 23, 2015
Bluebird Tattoo teams with Red Cross to build awareness and help save lives If you have a new tattoo, how soon can you donate blood? The owner of Bluebird Tattoo hopes an upcoming American Red Cross blood drive will help spread awareness about the importance of donating blood and clear up...
March 9, 2015
Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1 Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
March 4, 2015
Legislators and others roll up their sleeves during Red Cross Month