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Northeastern Pennsylvania Region

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:

Colin Riccobon, External Communications Manager 
Northeasten Pennsylvania Blood Services Region
(570) 371-5145 ext. 715145 (p) (570) 550-7457 (c)
colin.riccobon@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
September 3, 2015
Red Cross urges eligible donors to close out summer with a blood or platelet donation (September 3, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.  
August 31, 2015
Kickoff your holiday weekend by helping to save lives   ASHLEY, PA (August 31, 2015) — DG Yuengling & Son and the American Red Cross invite you to kickoff Labor Day weekend by becoming an everyday hero. Roll up your sleeve to donate blood on Friday, September 4, from 12:00 p.m. to 5...
August 31, 2015
Red Cross partnership with 9/11 Day encourages people to give blood to honor those lost on 9/11   ASHLEY, Pa. (August 31, 2015) - The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood or platelets...
August 28, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.
August 7, 2015
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and American Red Cross continue their annual tradition of helping to save lives by hosting a blood drive to ensure a stable blood supply. Give hope to patients in need by rolling up a sleeve on Saturday, August 15 or Sunday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m....
August 3, 2015
  All presenting donors in August will receive coupon for free donut and medium iced coffee  
July 29, 2015
News Release   The Reading Fightin’ Phils and American Red Cross are teammates again this summer to help ensure a stable blood supply. You can give hope to patients by rolling up your sleeve to donate blood on Friday, August 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium in...
July 27, 2015
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, July 28 at Ulster Sheshequin Fire Association in memory of Don Bishop, who passed away suddenly in February, 2014. Living in Ulster for decades, Don was community minded and community loved.  
July 14, 2015
      Cedar Fair theme parks and the American Red Cross partner to offer blood donors summer fun Blood and platelet donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket
June 29, 2015
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give   Ashley, Pa (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an...