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December 2, 2014
OMAHA, Neb.  — This holiday season, the American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to give something that means something by donating blood in honor of local college student and cancer survivor Rachel Berreckman on Dec. 3 in Holdrege.  
November 13, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and...
November 5, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. - Blood donors from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Lincoln, Nebraska can get a taste of the holiday season starting Nov. 8 when the American Red Cross teams up with Baker’s, Russ's Market, Hy-Vee and Village Inn for 18 special blood drives during the month of November.  
October 3, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives...
September 29, 2014
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1 in honor of 1-year-old Mason Scholz who has overcome incredible medical trials in the first year of his life.  
September 22, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — An 8-year-old boy from Bertrand will be honored in a special way on Saturday, Sept. 27 when the community of Hooper holds a blood drive in his name.  
September 9, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.   The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join...
May 2, 2014
KEARNEY, Neb. – For the 11th consecutive year, the American Red Cross and NTV are teaming up to inspire Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney residents 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...
April 28, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The public depends on the generous service of first responders who dedicate their lives to helping others in times of emergency. But even the most courageous heroes need partners to help save lives.   This May, Sarpy County and Omaha first responders are asking the public...
April 23, 2014
NORFOLK, Neb. — Norfolk Police and Fire Departments serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the community safe. This May, they are helping save lives in one more way during the American Red Cross Battle of the Badges blood drive.