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Midwest

 
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.
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.