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Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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June 9, 2014
HOLDREGE, Neb. — On June 14, the Holdrege community is invited to celebrate the life of 6-year-old Grayson Popple and give the gift of life. A year and a half ago, Grayson required blood transfusions while he battled an illness that caused the abnormal destruction of his red blood cells. Now...
May 28, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Just like timeless music of the 60s, 70s and 80s, saving lives never goes out of style. The American Red Cross, Superhits 99.9 KGOR and WOWT NBC Omaha invite Omaha and Council Bluffs residents to let the good times roll and be a lifesaver at the 21st annual Rock ‘N Roll Up...
May 15, 2014
BELLEVUE, Neb. – For three years, Isaac Hall valiantly battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He lost the fight in 2008 at the age of 8, and his family, friends and the community honor his memory each year during the Isaac Hall Super Hero Blood Drive.  
May 15, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. (May 20, 2014) — The American Red Cross kicks off its 100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope. campaign on May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve.  
May 15, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — All donors who present to give blood during American Red Cross blood drives at five Omaha-area  Baker’s Supermarkets on May 24 and 25 will get a sweet reward: pie. Baker’s and the Red Cross are teaming up to encourage community members to make giving blood a...
May 2, 2014
KEARNEY, Neb. – For the 11th consecutive year, the American Red Cross and NTV are teaming up to inspire Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney residents to make a difference in the lives of patients in their communities and throughout the nation by donating blood at the annual Tri-City Blood...
April 28, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The public depends on the generous service of first responders who dedicate their lives to helping others in times of emergency. But even the most courageous heroes need partners to help save lives.   This May, Sarpy County and Omaha first responders are asking the public...
April 23, 2014
NORFOLK, Neb. — Norfolk Police and Fire Departments serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the community safe. This May, they are helping save lives in one more way during the American Red Cross Battle of the Badges blood drive.  
April 23, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Friends of Rohwer Elementary School fifth grader Nick Foxworthy are hosting a blood drive in his honor on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millard Social Hall in Omaha. Nick, the son of Larry and Shelly Foxworthy, was recently diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a blood disorder,...
April 8, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. — For the second year, Security First Bank will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive at its Red Rock branch on April 18 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in honor of longtime employee Cindy Renner of Firth, Neb..   At the time of last year’s blood drive, Renner was still...