Newsroom Archive

Midwest

 
November 1, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. In the spirit of the season, the American Red Cross Village Inn, Baker’s Supermarket and Russ’s Market are thanking presenting donors with a complimentary pie or voucher for a pie at special blood drives during the week of...
October 31, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. — Superstorm Sandy has forced the cancellation of approximately 300 American Red Cross blood drives in 13 states and the District of Columbia, resulting in a shortfall of nearly 11,000 blood and platelet donations already. The shortfall is expected to grow as Sandy has caused...
October 22, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that the need for blood is constant and the blood supply must be regularly replenished. By making an appointment to donate blood, dedicated donors can help the Red Cross meet the needs of patients - locally and across the nation.
September 10, 2012
NORTH PLATTE, 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 September, they are joining together to help save lives in one more way. On September 11, North Platte-area law enforcement...
August 23, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – As the hot summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets.
August 23, 2012
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Agriculture is the lifeblood of Nebraska. The Nebraska Corn Growers Association,  Nebraska Pork Producers Association & Skeeter Barnes are giving back and helping to boost the blood supply by partnering with the American Red Cross to cosponsor a special...
August 23, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – American Red Cross blood donors rock! Whether you’re a fan of Bill Haley and His Comets, the Rolling Stones or Bon Jovi, the Red Cross and Superhits 99.9 KGOR and WOWT Channel 6 invite you to Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve and give blood on August 27 in...
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.