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February 15, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.   Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world....
February 1, 2017
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.   Michael Harper knows how critical it is to have a readily available blood supply. “I used over 300 units of blood when I was...
January 25, 2017
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL and Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL have agreed to a partnership with the American Red Cross for the next three years. The Red Cross will supply both facilities with over 6,000 blood products including, red cells, platelets and plasma...
January 19, 2017
Any time. Any place. Any one. For 100 years. ST. LOUIS RED CROSS TURNS 100 Buildings Light Red to Mark Centennial Anniversary
January 19, 2017
Annual Blues Blood Drive scheduled Feb. 1 ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues, Fox Sports Midwest, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the American Red Cross encourage donors to help patients get back in the game by donating blood Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the annual St. Louis Blues Blood Drive...
January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 10, 2017
Blood donations needed to care for patients like Bridget Whiston & Diane Jorgensen CANTON, Mo. — The American Red Cross is once again teaming up with the faculty and students at Canton High School to host the second annual blood drive in honor of Bridget 'Super B' Whiston on...
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.