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June 18, 2013
NORFOLK, Neb. — American Red Cross blood donors rock! Join 94 Rock and the American Red Cross for the annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive on Saturday, June 29 in Norfolk, Neb.   Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive: Saturday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
June 11, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. —  The American Red Cross Midwest Blood Services Region, Heartland Chapter and Loess Hills Chapter Boards of Directors are asking the Omaha and Council Bluffs community to pitch in and help save lives during a special blood drive on Sat., June 29.   Blood drive...
June 11, 2013
KEARNEY, Neb. — This summer, the Kearney Public Library invites its patrons to grab a good book and roll up a sleeve during the inaugural Read and Bleed Blood Drive on June 27. Science fiction or biography fan, student or retiree, type O negative or B positive blood, patients at more than 3,...
June 10, 2013
LA VISTA, Neb. – Jenny Roux of Papillion, Neb. would describe her son, Blake Roux, as one in a million – and he truly was. Blake was born in 2010 with a rare and serious chromosome disorder, which caused multiple abnormalities.  
June 10, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.  
May 29, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — American Red Cross blood donors rock! For two decades, residents of the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area have been giving and grooving at the annual Red Cross Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive. The Red Cross, Superhits 99.9 KGOR and WOWT Channel 6 invite...
May 28, 2013
BELLEVUE, Neb. – For three years, Isaac Hall valiantly battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Though he lost the fight in 2008 at the age of 8, his family, friends and the community honor his memory each year during the Isaac Hall Super Hero Blood Drive.  
May 23, 2013
WOODBINE, Iowa — Blood drives are a natural way for students to help save lives. In fact, about 20 percent of American Red Cross donations come from high school and college blood drives during the school year. But blood donations at these drives drop by more than 80 percent when schools are...
May 23, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.