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October 3, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives...
September 29, 2014
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1 in honor of 1-year-old Mason Scholz who has overcome incredible medical trials in the first year of his life.  
September 22, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — An 8-year-old boy from Bertrand will be honored in a special way on Saturday, Sept. 27 when the community of Hooper holds a blood drive in his name.  
September 9, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.   The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join...
May 2, 2014
KEARNEY, Neb. – For the 11th consecutive year, the American Red Cross and NTV are teaming up to inspire Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney residents to make a difference in the lives of patients in their communities and throughout the nation by donating blood at the annual Tri-City Blood...
April 28, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The public depends on the generous service of first responders who dedicate their lives to helping others in times of emergency. But even the most courageous heroes need partners to help save lives.   This May, Sarpy County and Omaha first responders are asking the public...
April 23, 2014
NORFOLK, Neb. — Norfolk Police and Fire Departments serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the community safe. This May, they are helping save lives in one more way during the American Red Cross Battle of the Badges blood drive.  
April 23, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Friends of Rohwer Elementary School fifth grader Nick Foxworthy are hosting a blood drive in his honor on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millard Social Hall in Omaha. Nick, the son of Larry and Shelly Foxworthy, was recently diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a blood disorder,...
April 8, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. — For the second year, Security First Bank will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive at its Red Rock branch on April 18 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in honor of longtime employee Cindy Renner of Firth, Neb..   At the time of last year’s blood drive, Renner was still...
January 7, 2014
BELLEVUE, Neb. — Emily Stephenson will turn 2 in February. Since her birth, Emily has received at least 20 blood transfusions – nearly one for every month of her life.   Emily is dependent on blood transfusions because she was born with a genetic blood disorder called...