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

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Marketing and Communications
daniel.fox@redcross.org
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November 12, 2014
  ST. LOUIS -- The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and...
November 10, 2014
Help save lives by donating blood Dec. 5 & 6 in Missouri, Illinois   ST. LOUIS (Nov. 10, 2014) — The American Red Cross and KSHE95 invite the local community to give something that means something this winter by giving the gift of a blood donation at the annual KSHE95 Winter Blood...
October 31, 2014
 Annual St. Louis Rams Blood Drive Nov. 13   ST. LOUIS (Oct. 30, 2014) — The St. Louis Rams and the American Red Cross encourage fans to help save lives by donating blood this fall. The Rams and the Red Cross will team up to help patients in need on Nov. 13 in Richmond Heights,...
October 31, 2014
Annual Joy FM Blood Drive scheduled Nov. 28   ST. LOUIS (Oct. 31, 2014) — This holiday season, give the perfect gift to help patients in need by donating blood with Joy FM and the American Red Cross at four locations in Missouri and Illinois on Nov. 28. Everyone who attempts to donate...
October 30, 2014
Hope Seymour was born with congenital heart disease   BRIGHTON, Ill. (Oct. 30, 2014) — Just 5-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 patients like her...
October 28, 2014
Be a hero and help save lives by donating blood Nov. 14 & 15   CARTERVILLE, Ill. (Oct. 28, 2014) — Be a hero to patients in need by rolling up a sleeve and donating blood with WSIL and the American Red Cross Nov. 14 and 15 at four locations in southern Illinois.   Everyone who...
October 27, 2014
Christopher Cooper, Sondra Cunningham killed in separate crashes   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2014) — Two area residents who died in separate crashes nearly one year apart are being honored by family, friends and the American Red Cross with a blood drive in their memories.   The...
October 27, 2014
Logan Allen died in 2013   EDINA, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2014) — Family and friends of Logan Allen are turning the grief over his unexpected death into an opportunity to help others by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive in his memory on Nov.10. Allen was 15-years-old when he died as a...
October 24, 2014
Bridget Kurz died following 2010 crash   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (Oct. 24, 2014) — 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 21, 2014
Jessica and Kelli were killed in 2007 crash   COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (Oct. 21, 2014) — A deadly car crash involving two teenage girls and an Illinois State Trooper nearly seven years ago is now the driving force behind an event that could help save many lives.      ...