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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 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Samantha Pollard, External Communications Manager
Midwest Blood Services Region

(402) 321-3576 (c)
samantha.pollard@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
February 4, 2016
PAPILLION, Neb. – The third annual Hope shoe and blood drive, created to honor the memory of 29-year-old Meighan Johansen, is expected to draw as many as100 blood donors and bring in thousands of pairs of shoes. The event is Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Papillion Junior...
February 2, 2016
LINCOLN, Neb.  – A Lincoln man who depended on blood donations during his battle with cancer will be remembered during the third annual Savior Neighbor Blood Drive held Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Racquet Club, 5300 Old Cheney Road.