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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Katie Marshall, External Communications Manager 
Midwest Blood Services Region
(402) 810-6276 (p) (402) 321-3576 (c)
katie.marshall@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
December 2, 2014
OMAHA, Neb.  — This holiday season, the American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to give something that means something by donating blood in honor of local college student and cancer survivor Rachel Berreckman on Dec. 3 in Holdrege.  
November 13, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and...
November 5, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. - Blood donors from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Lincoln, Nebraska can get a taste of the holiday season starting Nov. 8 when the American Red Cross teams up with Baker’s, Russ's Market, Hy-Vee and Village Inn for 18 special blood drives during the month of November.  
October 3, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives...