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November 19, 2013
Annual Rams Blood Drive Dec. 3      ST. LOUIS (Nov. 19, 2013) — The St. Louis Rams and the American Red Cross encourage fans to get in the red zone and donate blood this winter to help patients in need. The Rams and the Red Cross will join forces to help save lives on Dec...
November 18, 2013
Red Cross blood drive part of Muslims for Life campaign   HAZELWOOD, Mo. (Nov. 18, 2013) — Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in Hazelwood Nov. 30. The blood drive is part of...
November 11, 2013
Leukemia patient Jenny Stock and family encourage others to give blood   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 11, 2013) — Things appear to be looking up for local teenager Jenny Stock, and the efforts of blood donors are partly to thank. The 18-year-old Stock, who recently graduated at the top of her...
November 5, 2013
Logan Allen died in July   EDINA, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2013) — Family and friends of Logan Allen are turning the grief over his unexpected death in July into an opportunity to help others by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive in his memory on Nov. 11. Allen was 15-years old when he died...
November 4, 2013
Give something that means something and offer hope   ST. LOUIS (Nov. 4, 2013) — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult....
November 1, 2013
Hope Seymour was born with congenital heart disease      BRIGHTON, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2013) – Just 4 years old, Hope Seymour has already undergone two open heart surgeries in attempts to fight a congenital disease she’s had since birth. In honor of her fight and to help...
October 31, 2013
Two year old Joy Conley battling GVHD   WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Joy Conley is only two-and-a-half years old, but has spent most of her young life fighting illness. In 2011, when she was 5 months old, Joy was diagnosed with leukemia. Following a bone marrow transplant...
October 30, 2013
Aaron Hefner was killed in 2010      ST. LOUIS (Oct. 30, 2013) – Thoughts of a joyous holiday season for one St. Louis family were destroyed in December 2010 when 20-year old Aaron Hefner was shot and killed in an apparent home invasion, yet the family is turning that...
October 30, 2013
Kurz died following 2010 crash      KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2013) – The family of a local woman who died following a car accident in 2010 is once again joining the American Red Cross in inviting the Kirksville community to honor her life by giving blood in her memory....
October 29, 2013
American Red Cross thanks blood donors with complimentary pizza at Jefferson City blood drives   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Oct. 29, 2013) – Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. In the spirit of the season, the American Red Cross is thanking presenting donors at the Missouri State...