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August 19, 2015
COLUMBUS, Neb. — As the American Red Cross faces an urgent need for blood donors, Sammy’s Superheroes is calling on its supporters to help meet the need by donating blood on Aug. 29 in Columbus.  
August 17, 2015
FALLS CITY, Neb. — Thirteen-year-old Hailey Dorste is a happy, healthy eighth grader who understands the importance of blood donation all too well. This is why her family, the Falls City community and the American Red Cross are teaming up to hold two upcoming blood drives in her name.  
August 4, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily...
July 24, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — This isn’t your ordinary blood drive. Live rock music, concert footage from some of the best bands to ever grace the rock scene, special refreshments and incentives fit for a star all make up the fifth annual Let It Bleed blood drive coming to Omaha and Council Bluffs...
July 24, 2015
KEARNEY, Neb. – Get ready to rock someone’s world this summer by donating blood with the American Red Cross and Classic Hits 98.9 KKPR. The annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive returns to Grand Island, Hastings, Holdrege and Kearney on Aug. 5.  
July 8, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — Eleven-year-old Femi Tevoedjre of Papillion has overcome tremendous trials in her short life, yet she remains perseverant, joyful and energetic. As a way of celebrating her spirit and health, Femi’s family and the American Red Cross are teaming up to host a blood drive in...
June 29, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.  
June 25, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. — The American Red Cross and Super Saver stores are teaming up to celebrate the holiday weekend by helping save lives. Five Super Saver locations will be hosting blood drives on July 2 and 3.  
June 23, 2015
FREMONT, Neb. — The American Red Cross is happy to once again honor blood recipient Drake Hegy by hosting a blood drive in his honor Saturday, June 27.  
June 22, 2015
YORK, Neb. — The community blood drive scheduled for June 23 in York, Neb. has been relocated to St. Joseph Catholic Church due to issues with the air conditioning at the York City Auditorium.   Those who already have appointments are asked to arrive at St. Joseph’s at their...