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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

 

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

Beth Toll, External Communications Manager 
(267) 683.5488 (c)
Beth.Toll@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
August 30, 2016
The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. Two ways to participate in 9/11 Day are to volunteer or donate blood or platelets with the Red Cross and...
August 16, 2016
James Barrett McNulty, a well-known pillar in the community and former Mayor of Scranton, passed away from the effects of colon cancer and heart disease in March. A blood drive in his memory is scheduled at the Scranton Health Care Center on Friday, August 26 from 1p.m. – 6 p.m. to continue...
August 11, 2016
 The 30th annual community blood drive in honor of Sheriff Todd A. Martin is set for Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. at St Luke Catholic Church. Todd Martin was hired as a Monroe County sheriff’s deputy in 1982, was voted in as sheriff in 1995 and has continued serving in...
August 1, 2016
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and American Red Cross are continuing their annual tradition of helping to save lives by hosting a blood drive on Saturday, August 13 or Sunday, August 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Lancaster.
July 27, 2016
  Montage Mountain Water Park offers free admission for donors at upcoming blood drive Presenting blood donors at the upcoming Montage Mountain Resort blood drive will not only have an opportunity to help save lives,they will also receive a voucher for free admission to the water park.
July 5, 2016
  The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 7, 2016
  The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 31, 2016
A blood drive in memory of Eugene L. "Buck" Goss, Jr. is scheduled for Thurs. Jun 9 in Columbia at the Catholic War Veterans and Auxiliary. Goss, 66, of Marietta, passed away in November 2015 after a long battle with kidney cancer. Even before his death, Buck wanted to host a blood...
May 24, 2016
  Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign  The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by...
May 3, 2016
  A blood drive is being held in Lancaster on Saturday, May 14 in memory of Arianna Morales, a five-year-old girl who was beloved by all those who knew her. “Doctors told us that Arianna would most likely be unable to survive even from very early on in my pregnancy,” said Evelyn...