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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. 
May 25, 2016
Local first responders compete to increase blood donations West Springfield firefighters and police are on the same team when it comes to saving lives, but the two departments will duke it out all for a good cause during an American Red Cross blood drive Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...
May 23, 2016
The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.
April 26, 2016
  May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs. Each year, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency...
April 12, 2016
Presenting donors in MA, ME, NH, VT and CT have the chance to win tickets to a Red Sox game and an on-field experience  
April 6, 2016
American Red Cross hosts commemorative blood drives in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings  
March 23, 2016
Type O negative is often needed in trauma situations   The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.   Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
January 11, 2016
All those who come to give blood or platelets in January will receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card in celebration of National Blood Donor Month 
September 4, 2015
Donate blood in honor of 9/11 The American Red Cross, Boston Red Sox and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center invite eligible donors to give blood at Fenway Park on September 11 in honor of those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. This event is co-sponsored by the Honorable Mayor...