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July 31, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer.
July 20, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. – Agriculture is the lifeblood of Nebraska. The Nebraska Corn Growers Association and Nebraska Pork Producers Association are giving back and helping to boost the blood supply by partnering with the American Red Cross to cosponsor a special Lincoln blood drive on Monday,...
July 19, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood types.
June 25, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible...
June 7, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Giving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages.
May 25, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – It’s a rock and roll-themed blood drive set to pump up the volume of blood donations. Omaha radio stations Z92 and CD 105.9 are out to help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need this summer by hosting the second annual Bloodstock special event blood drive...
May 16, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Memorial Day weekends are always packed full of fun summer activities. But as individuals and families kick-off their summer plans, it’s important to remember that the need for blood does not take a summer holiday.
May 16, 2012
  OMAHA, Neb. – During the summer months, blood donations often decrease, while the need for blood remains constant. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible blood donors to make donating blood or platelets a part...
May 1, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Dedicated men and women in uniform dutifully serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the streets safe. But this May, they are joining together to help save lives in one more way. The week of May 14, Omaha area law enforcement and fire and rescue...
May 1, 2012
KEARNEY, Neb. – For the ninth consecutive year, the American Red Cross and NTV are teaming up to inspire residents in the Tri-Cities to make a difference in the lives of patients in their communities and throughout the nation by donating blood at the annual Tri-City Blood Drives.