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 14, 2014
Boonville Police, Fire engage in friendly competition Aug. 29   BOONVILLE, Mo. (Aug. 14, 2014) — The public depends on the generous service of first responders who dedicate their lives to helping others in times of emergency. But even the most courageous heroes need partners to help save...
August 13, 2014
Annual KFVS Summer Blood Drive scheduled Aug. 22-23   CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (July 30, 2014) — Help prevent an emergency blood shortage by giving blood with KFVS12 and the American Red Cross Aug. 22-23 in southern Missouri and Illinois. Everyone who attempts to donate during the two-day...
August 12, 2014
Kansas City native Rebecca Egender was critically hurt in 2009 crash   KANSAS CITY, Mo.  (Aug. 12, 2014) — A Kansas City native with dreams of making it on the silver screen in Los Angeles almost never got the chance after a car accident in 2009 nearly claimed her life. Now, 33-year...
August 5, 2014
Five blood drives in five days give donors more opportunities to help save lives   MEXICO, Mo. (July 31, 2014) — 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...
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...