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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.
June 25, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible...
June 7, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Giving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages.
May 25, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – It’s a rock and roll-themed blood drive set to pump up the volume of blood donations. Omaha radio stations Z92 and CD 105.9 are out to help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need this summer by hosting the second annual Bloodstock special event blood drive...
May 16, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Memorial Day weekends are always packed full of fun summer activities. But as individuals and families kick-off their summer plans, it’s important to remember that the need for blood does not take a summer holiday.