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June 15, 2015
HOLDREGE, Neb. — Grayson Popple was just 4 years old in 2012. After a day of not feeling well, his mother took him to the doctor where Grayson was diagnosed with the flu. Over the next few days Grayson’s health continued to decline, so it was back to the doctor’s office.  
June 8, 2015
KEARNEY, Neb. – As a teacher, blood donor, philanthropist and volunteer extraordinaire, Margene Holtze generously shared her time and many talents. Now, the American Red Cross and the community of Cambridge will honor Holtze by holding a blood drive in her name on Wednesday, July 29.  
June 4, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  – This month, the American Red Cross and the community of Humboldt have almost 3,500 reasons to celebrate as they mark the tenth anniversary of blood drives together. The Red Cross will recognize the loyal donors, volunteers and students during a special blood drive...
May 28, 2015
COLUMBUS, Neb. – Get ready to rock someone’s world this summer by donating blood with the American Red Cross and KLIR. The annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive returns to Columbus on June 18 and 19.  
May 28, 2015
SHENANDOAH, Iowa — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Monday, June 15 in memory of Karen Wright, who passed away last June, but is remembered as a dedicated teacher as well as a long time officer at Central Surveys in Shenandoah.   Wright valiantly fought breast cancer. After...
May 28, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – Get ready to rock someone’s world this summer by donating blood with the American Red Cross and 94 Rock. The annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive returns to Norfolk on June 9 and 10.
May 28, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – Tim and Erin Seretta call him their little monster. Baby Henry was a happy six month old who smiled, laughed and shared his love with everyone he met. Now, Henry’s parents are partnering with the American Red Cross to continue their little monster’s mission of being...
May 27, 2015
GRETNA, Neb. – As Independence Day nears, Americans will begin planning countless activities to celebrate – barbecues, baseball games, fireworks, and time with family and friends. But for those who are hospitalized, there’s a need that can only be fulfilled by generous blood...
May 22, 2015
LA VISTA, Neb. – The Roux family of La Vista are once again partnering with the American Red Cross to honor the life of a child lost too soon. The third annual blood drive in memory of Blake Roux will be held Saturday, June 27.  
May 21, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.