Newsroom Archive


February 19, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month.   “Everyday heroes help those in need in Nebraska and southwest Iowa,” said Jill Orton, Region Executive. “They are our volunteers, our blood donors, people...
February 18, 2015
CLEARWATER, Neb. – The American Red Cross and the family of Gary Snodgrass invite Clearwater area donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood on Thursday, Feb. 19.   A community-minded family man, Snodgrass was known for his strong work ethic and his giving spirit. He was diagnosed with...
February 5, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross, Soles4Souls, and family and friends of Meighan Johansen are asking generous donors to give blood and shoes at the second annual HOPE blood drive held in Johansen’s memory on Saturday, Feb. 21.  
February 3, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. – A Lincoln man who depended on blood donations during his battle with cancer will be remembered during the third annual Savior Neighbor Blood Drive held Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Racquet Club, 5300 Old Cheney Road.    
February 3, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross invites eligible donors to roll up a sleeve Friday, Feb. 27 in memory of longtime blood drive volunteer Wanda Soucek.  
February 3, 2015
WAHOO, Neb. – The American Red Cross invites eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood Feb. 11 or 12  in memory of longtime donor Randy Woita.  
January 29, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  – Tori Kowal first donated blood at her school on what happened to be her 16th birthday – January 18, 2013. She had seen her grandparents battle cancer and had witnessed a car accident in which the victims needed blood. Rolling up a sleeve seemed like a natural way to...
January 20, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – The need for blood is constant, and it’s a reality young Emily Stephenson knows very well. That’s why the family of this Bellevue 2-year-old is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in her honor on Tuesday, Jan. 27 along with a virtual blood...
January 14, 2015
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Saturday, Jan. 17 in memory of Sheilia Cramer, a local blood recipient who battled cancer for several years.
January 7, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.