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October 27, 2016
Carley Nelson of North Bend helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer and earned a $1,000 scholarship as a result of her lifesaving efforts. As part of the Red Cross Leaders Save Lives program, the University of Nebraska-Kearney student hosted a blood drive at the...
October 27, 2016
MaryEll Kohl of Surprise helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer and earned a $1,000 scholarship as a result of her lifesaving efforts. As part of the Red Cross Leaders Save Lives program, the Shelby-Rising City High School senior hosted a blood drive at the...
September 19, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and platelets this fall to help restock the shelves following a significant summer shortage to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.    Through the first two weeks of September, the Red Cross is down more than 10,...
September 1, 2016
For the seventh year, North Platte-area firefighters and law enforcement will team up with the American Red Cross and Huskeradio to help save lives during the Battle of the Badges blood drive. The friendly competition is Thursday, Sept. 8.   
August 31, 2016
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some wear uniforms, while others do not. The American Red Cross invites Omaha to honor both the 15th anniversary of 9/11 and heroes in the community by helping save a life at the upcoming Honor Our Heroes blood drive Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Alley V,...
August 30, 2016
The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. Two ways to participate in 9/11 Day are to volunteer or donate blood or platelets with the Red Cross and...
August 22, 2016
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.    
August 9, 2016
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.   The summer months are among the most challenging times of year to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay...
August 8, 2016
Ben White understood the importance of blood donation, helping to set up and tear down the American Red Cross equipment during blood drives while he attended McCool Junction High School. He was always willing to help people and, before his death in September 2014, expressed a desire to help save...
August 2, 2016
Deb Yates knows firsthand how important blood donation are for patients. She was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in December 2015 and needed surgery and a blood transfusion.    When Yates started donating blood at 17 years old, it was because she enjoyed the idea of helping others....