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Missouri-Illinois

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 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Dan Fox, External Communications Manager 
Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region
(314) 658-2036 (p) (314) 422-8613 (c)
daniel.fox@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
July 30, 2015
  ST. LOUIS — American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.   RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history...
July 22, 2015
  MEXICO, Mo. — KWWR Country 96 FM, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need during a week of blood drives Aug. 10-14 across central Missouri. Everyone who attempts to donate blood at any of the...
July 17, 2015
  MARCELINE, Mo. — For the fourth 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. 1 in Zach’s memory. Zach was 17 years old when he was...
July 15, 2015
  FULTON, Mo.  — The American Red Cross and family and friends of young Sam “Super Sam” Santhuff will partner on July 29 to remember Sam with a blood drive in his name. Sam died in September 2014 from rhabdomyoscarcoma, a rare form of cancer.   Like many cancer...
July 8, 2015
CHILLICOTHE, Mo.  — 105.9 The Wave, KCHI, AdZone, the Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on Aug. 5. Everyone who attempts to donate blood at the Chillicothe...
July 7, 2015
  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.  
July 1, 2015
  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— For the fourth 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 KWOS for the Step Up to the Plate and Donate Blood Drive in Jefferson City. This summer...
June 30, 2015
  KIRKSVILLE, Mo.  — Radio Park, the Kirksville Daily Express, KTVO, KLTE Bott Radio and Cable One join the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross in encouraging fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on July 23. Everyone who attempts to...
June 29, 2015
  The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.  
June 29, 2015
  EDINA, Mo. — Randy Gossman devoted his life to his community. He was a deacon and church board member at the Edina Christian Church, a member of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce and a local business owner. He also helped his community by donating blood, and before his death in 2010...