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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:

Jecoliah Ellis, External Communications Manager 
Massachusetts Blood Services Region
(781) 461-2033 (p) (781) 686-2943 (c)
jecoliah.ellis@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
August 4, 2015
Type O negative, B negative, A negative blood donors asked to restock shelves The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency...
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 17, 2015
6th annual scholarship program benefits high school students Bob’s Discount Furniture has announced the grand prize winner of its 2015 Bob’s Discount Furniture $250,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program with the American Red Cross. The grand prize was awarded to Ware High School...
June 8, 2015
Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible donors are urged to roll up a...
June 2, 2015
6th annual scholarship program benefits high school students Bob’s Discount Furniture has announced the grand prize winner of its 2015 Bob’s Discount Furniture $250,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program with the American Red Cross. The grand prize was awarded to Clinton High School...
May 18, 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 hope...
May 14, 2015
Newburyport, Mass. resident Jean Lanham recently had the experience of a lifetime when she was honored on the field at Fenway Park prior to the Boston Red Sox game against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 5. Lanham was named the Blood Donor of the Game after recently donating blood with the American Red...
May 8, 2015
Red Cross seeks blood donors leading up to summer The American Red Cross is partnering with WCVB for a blood drive on Thursday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their studios at 5 TV Place in Needham. The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need...
April 27, 2015
This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015.   The Leaders Save Lives program...
April 22, 2015
 All presenting donors in Massachusetts have the chance to win tickets to a Red Sox game and an onfield experience The American Red Cross will join the Boston Red Sox and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in honoring lucky presenting donors through the Blood Donor of the Game program....