Newsroom Archive

Midwest

 
July 9, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.  
June 27, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to add another chapter to someone’s summer story by giving blood or platelets around Independence Day, when donations historically drop.   Every patient who needs a blood transfusion has a story — a chronic...
June 20, 2013
LINCOLN, 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 around Independence Day, the American Red Cross also encourages eligible...
June 19, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourages all eligible blood donors to celebrate the release of this summer’s much-anticipated sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim by boosting the blood supply.   From May 24 through July 31, all presenting blood...
June 18, 2013
COLUMBUS, Neb. — American Red Cross blood donors rock! Join Three Eagles Communications and the American Red Cross for the Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive on Saturday, June 29 in Columbus.   Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive: Saturday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p...
June 18, 2013
NORFOLK, Neb. — American Red Cross blood donors rock! Join 94 Rock and the American Red Cross for the annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive on Saturday, June 29 in Norfolk, Neb.   Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive: Saturday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
June 11, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. —  The American Red Cross Midwest Blood Services Region, Heartland Chapter and Loess Hills Chapter Boards of Directors are asking the Omaha and Council Bluffs community to pitch in and help save lives during a special blood drive on Sat., June 29.   Blood drive...
June 11, 2013
KEARNEY, Neb. — This summer, the Kearney Public Library invites its patrons to grab a good book and roll up a sleeve during the inaugural Read and Bleed Blood Drive on June 27. Science fiction or biography fan, student or retiree, type O negative or B positive blood, patients at more than 3,...
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.