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October 23, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha area blood donors can get a taste of the holiday season starting Nov. 8 when the American Red Cross teams up with Baker’s stores and Village Inn restaurants for more than a dozen special blood drives.  
October 10, 2014
COLUMBUS, Neb. — For a second year in a row, Sammy’s Superheroes will suit up for pediatric patients in need by hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross.  
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...
September 29, 2014
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1 in honor of 1-year-old Mason Scholz who has overcome incredible medical trials in the first year of his life.  
September 22, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — An 8-year-old boy from Bertrand will be honored in a special way on Saturday, Sept. 27 when the community of Hooper holds a blood drive in his name.  
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...