Newsroom Archive

Midwest

 
May 16, 2011
OMAHA, Neb.  – To ensure blood and platelets are available to help patients in need this summer, the American Red Cross developed the Good to Give. Good to Go. campaign.  Good to Give. Good to Go. will remind and encourage people to give blood or platelets, thank them for giving and...
April 28, 2011
Disaster workers, meals, equipment and blood headed to area hardest hit
March 29, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. – Best known for hosting late night “Creature Features,” Dr. San Guinary has taken on a new gig: blood drive host. The legendary mad scientist and his zombie friends hope to turn an upcoming Saturday morning blood drive with the American Red Cross into a bloody good...
March 25, 2011
With more than 30,000 blood donations canceled because of severe winter weather across the country during January and part of February, the American Red Cross set out to recover those donations through the support of committed volunteer blood drive hosts and blood donors. The recovery period...
March 1, 2011
President Barack Obama has proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the United States, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need.
February 9, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. – With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Midwest Blood Services Region has been forced to cancel 11 blood drives in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa resulting in a shortfall of 622 blood donations since January 1. 
February 3, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. – The massive winter storm that pounded much of the United States this week increased the number of canceled blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross to nearly 23,000 since January 1, 665 of which were in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. The situation continues...
January 25, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. – Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross, including 6 cancelled blood drives in the local area. The severity of the...
January 5, 2011
In conjunction with the new season of ABC's "The Bachelor," the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood.
December 28, 2010
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of blood donors who roll up their sleeves to help patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate blood...