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December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 16, 2016
The American Red Cross, KETV NewsWatch 7, and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center encourage Omaha metro residents to give the perfect gift this holiday season by donating blood. The annual Holiday Blood Drive returns to Omaha and Council Bluffs Monday, Dec. 19.    Blood...
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
November 21, 2016
Gina Cyza was a vibrant and active woman. The mother of two young daughters was an avid runner, having completed many half marathons. She shared her love of running by serving as a coach for Girls on the Run, a nonprofit that helps build confidence and camaraderie in young women through running....
November 14, 2016
The American Red Cross, Village Inn and Baker’s are partnering to help Omaha sweeten the giving season and encourage donors to give blood at the annual Village Inn and Baker’s Pie Drives in November.    As the holiday season begins, blood donations decline, but the need for...
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.