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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.  
May 21, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – For seven years, both Megan Kohles and her grandfather Denny Kohles valiantly battled cancer. Meghan was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma when she was 3 years old and lost her fight in October 2011. In February 2013, Denny succumbed to prostate cancer. The Kohles family is...
May 17, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — Summer is a time for the days that never end. Time for diving in and grilling out. Time to watch the fireworks, to have a picnic and to root for the home team. While many have fun making these memories this Memorial Day weekend, hospital patients are counting on eligible...
April 19, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — Dedicated men and women in uniform dutifully serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the streets safe. Between May 6 and 10, the community is invited to pay tribute to these everyday heroes by joining them to save lives at the Protect,...