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May 21, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.  
May 18, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross and the families of Lauren Hacker and Oliver Fangman are joining forces to help raise awareness of the need for blood to help ensure an adequate supply over the summer. A blood drive in Lauren and Oliver’s honor will be held Saturday, June 13.  
May 15, 2015
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – The American Red Cross and the Nebraska Danger football team are joining forces to help save lives by holding a blood drive Saturday, May 23 at the Heartland Events Center, just hours before the Danger’s home game against the Colorado Ice.  
May 13, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – It’s a party with a purpose on Friday, June 5 as the longest running special event blood drive in the American Red Cross Midwest Blood Services Region returns. Get ready to Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve with the Red Cross, Superhits 99.9 KGOR and WOWT NBC Omaha....
May 13, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – Be a hero this Memorial Weekend! It’s as easy as pie when you donate blood with the American Red Cross at one of six Baker’s Supermarket Pie Drive locations on Saturday, May 23 or Sunday, May 24.   The simple act of donating blood can have a big impact this...
April 23, 2015
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – NTV is teaming up with the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood during the 12th annual NTV Blood Drive scheduled for Monday, May 4.
April 10, 2015
OMAHA, Neb.  – The American Red Cross and the American Legion Auxiliary are teaming up to help honor longtime auxiliary member and Red Cross volunteer, Patsy Martin, who died in Aug. 2013 after battling ALS. A special blood drive will be held in Martin’s name on Monday, April 13 in...
March 31, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. – Everyday thousands of people roll up a sleeve and volunteer to help save lives with the American Red Cross. Many of these donors make it a regular practice, but few can say they’re as committed to the cause as Keith Gentrup of Omaha.  
March 20, 2015
KEARNEY, Neb. – The family of Deon Fiene is teaming up with the American Red Cross to honor their late father and husband while also helping patients in need. Fiene’s teenage daughter, Leslee, has taken the lead in organizing a blood drive in her father’s memory on Tuesday, April...
March 16, 2015
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – The American Red Cross and the North Platte Noon Rotary Club are teaming up once again to help save lives during the annual Bloodhounds Blood Drive. This year’s event will benefit not only patients in need of blood, but other local groups as well.