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August 2, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – It’s a rock and roll-themed blood drive set to pump up the volume of blood donations. Omaha radio stations Z-92 and CD 105.9 and television station KMTV Action 3 News are out to help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need this summer by hosting the third annual...
July 29, 2013
  COLUMBUS, Neb. – According to his parents, Chris and Erin Nahorny, Sam Nahorny is a spunky and silly little boy who loves dinosaurs, Transformers and Skylanders. By all accounts, Sam – who friends and family affectionately call Sammy – is like most other 5-year-old boys....
July 23, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – While  thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now blood...
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...