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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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September 9, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.   The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join...
September 8, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — A two-day blood drive will be held the first week of October in Falls City as a way to honor longtime Richardson County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Ramer Jr. following his successful heart transplant this past spring.  
September 8, 2014
OMAHA, Neb.  — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.  
September 3, 2014
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — They protect our community 365 days a year, but our first responders will need the help of many more to answer this call – providing potentially lifesaving blood to those who need it most.  
August 21, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held during the Omaha FC Soccer Invitational tournament on Sunday, August 31 in memory of Jim Johnston who was tragically killed while riding his bicycle in March. Johnston made a tremendous impact in the community as a teacher, athletic...
August 14, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — It’s the blood drive with a rock concert attitude, and it comes at a time when the American Red Cross urgently needs donors to turn up the volume.  
July 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 and Classic Hits 98.9 KKPR invite Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings and Holdrege residents to let the good times roll and be a lifesaver at the fifth annual Rock...
July 25, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. (July 28, 2014) – After battling cancer for four years while spending three of those successfully growing her local blood drive, Nadine Kenkel and her family are making a special plea for support of the Earling, Iowa, American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, July 28.  
July 24, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. – Levi Clark’s battle with leukemia has inspired his family to do what they can to help support others who are fighting for their lives in local hospitals.  
July 23, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.