Newsroom

Missouri-Illinois

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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August 4, 2014
Zach Cupp was killed in 2012 crash   MARCELINE, Mo.  (Aug. 4, 2014) — For the third consecutive year, family and friends of Zach Cupp are joining Marceline Fire and Rescue and the American Red Cross in asking the Marceline community to help save lives by giving blood Aug. 16 in Zach...
July 30, 2014
Celebrate 31 years of helping save lives   ST. LOUIS (June 26, 2014) — The American Red Cross is partnering with the home of real rock radio in St. Louis, KSHE-95, for the 31st annual KSHE-95 Summer Blood Drive August 1 and 2 in Missouri and Illinois. For more than a decade, the KSHE-95...
July 24, 2014
Blood drive for Jersey Jo Sullivan scheduled Aug. 21   KIRKSVILLE, Mo.  (July 24, 2014) — A frightening start to the life of a child is the driving force behind a local effort to help save the lives of other patients in need. Family and friends of 3 year-old Jersey Jo Sullivan are...
July 22, 2014
Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation (July 22, 2014) – 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.   Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent...
July 18, 2014
July 31 blood drive will be held in honor of local child Hudsen Lee   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (June 20, 2014) — For the third consecutive year, the American Red Cross and the St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Zimmer Radio stations 94.3 Kat Country, 101.9 The Wave and News Radio 950...
July 16, 2014
Sam Santhuff continues battle with rare form of cancer   FULTON, Mo.  (July 16, 2014) — The American Red Cross and family and friends of 6-year-old Sam Santhuff will partner on July 30 to host a blood drive in Fulton in Sam’s honor. Sam was diagnosed in 2013 with...
July 16, 2014
Victory Project Blood Drive scheduled July 29 at Sporting Park   KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 16, 2014) — Sporting Kansas City, the Victory Project and the American Red Cross encourage fans to help patients get back in the game by donating blood at the first Victory Project Blood Drive on...
July 11, 2014
Donors encouraged to give blood on behalf of their favorite CrossFit location   EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (July 11, 2014) — CrossFit exercises encourage participants to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. CrossFit Edwardsville wants to help patients get back to their active lives by...
July 7, 2014
Red Cross joins KTVO, Kirksville Daily Express, Radio Park, KLTE Bott Radio & Cable One to help save lives   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (July 7, 2014) — Kirksville media outlets, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help...
July 2, 2014
Sgt. Jon Brough was shot while on-duty in 2006   BELLEVILLE, Ill. (July 2, 2014) — A man who regularly gave blood to help save lives, and nearly gave his life to help protect others, is once again joining the American Red Cross in urging residents to become heroes themselves by donating...