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Midwest

 
March 9, 2012
Norfolk blood donors now have a new destination for giving the gift of life. The Norfolk Blood Donation Center moved to Westside Plaza on February 21 and is now conveniently located at 2612 West Norfolk Avenue. The weekly Red Cross blood drives will continue to be hosted...
February 20, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. — During Red Cross Month this March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides.
January 17, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. – The University of Nebraska and the University of Iowa enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. They are helping save lives through the American Red Cross Border Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to have University of...
January 17, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. – Since 1970, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month. This year, the American Red Cross thanks all blood donors for helping to ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need both locally and across the country. “Every year in the United States, nearly...
December 13, 2011
This holiday season, give the gift that money can’t buy. When you donate blood with the American Red Cross, you give the perfect gift - another hug, another laugh, another smile, another chance - to someone in need of blood. And unlike the latest fashion trend, video game or golf club, the...
December 13, 2011
OMAHA, Neb.  – The American Red Cross is encouraging Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs residents to think outside the box this holiday season and give the perfect gift – a potentially lifesaving blood donation. Hospital patients locally and across the country can benefit from those...
November 10, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross is asking people to roll up their sleeves and give blood or platelets this Veterans Day weekend to honor those who have served their country. At the same time, anyone who comes to donate will have the opportunity to sign a card and include a personal...
September 28, 2011
HASTINGS, Neb. – On September 30, blood donors in Hastings and Grand Island are being encouraged to give a little of themselves and give back during special Giving Back blood drives in both communities. The American Red Cross and KHAS TV are encouraging the community to make the time to give...
August 29, 2011
OMAHA, Neb.  – Since Hurricane Irene began its path along the East Coast, the storm has forced the cancellation of nearly 60 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than 2,000 blood and platelet donations. Additional blood drives are expected to be canceled or...
August 19, 2011
Keebler to donate more than 12 million cookies for blood drives nationwide (August 19, 2011) – Each day an average of 38,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States, and that blood can only come from volunteer donors. As a way of recognizing these generous individuals for...