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Midwest

 
December 20, 2013
OMAHA, Neb.  —Ethan Hoffart of Omaha, Neb., knows just how difficult it can be to spend a holiday in the hospital. In 2011, when he was 10 years old, Ethan spent most of the holiday season at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center being treated for aplastic anemia, a disease in...
December 20, 2013
FREMONT, Neb. — The American Red Cross is hoping the Fremont community is still in the giving spirit on Dec. 30 and 31. The Red Cross is teaming up with Fremont Area Medical Center and KHUB radio to host the Fremont Holiday Blood Drive and is asking the community to give one last gift this...
December 20, 2013
NORFOLK, Neb. —The American Red Cross typically sees a decline in blood donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month while discovering the true meaning of the season by giving a generous gift of a blood donation. Each donation...
December 20, 2013
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. –The North Platte Jaycees are hoping the North Platte community is still in the giving spirit on Dec. 27. The Jaycees are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the second year to host a special holiday Mistletoe Magic Blood Drive and are asking the community to give...
December 13, 2013
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Until he was diagnosed with lymphoma in January 2011, 16-year-old Aurora High School sophomore Jacob Peters was poised to dominate in the next track and field, basketball and football seasons. Instead, his fight to live would take more strength and perseverance than his...
December 11, 2013
BEATRICE, Neb. – The American Red Cross encourages Beatrice-area residents to give something that means something this holiday season – a potentially lifesaving blood donation.  
November 19, 2013
WALLACE, Neb. – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to in their community or to someone less fortunate. Giving just an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all –...
November 7, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to the community or someone less fortunate. Giving just an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all – the...
November 5, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult.  
October 22, 2013
 SHENANDOAH, Iowa – When Chad VanHouten passed away following a tragic car accident in July, Shenandoah High School lost a beloved coach, mentor and friend. To honor VanHouten, the Nov. 5 Shenandoah High School blood drive is being held in his memory.