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Northern New England

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:

Mary Brant, External Communications Manager 
Northern New England Blood Services Region
(603) 263-0427 (p) (585) 506-7307 (c) 




October 18, 2016
Blood donations also urgently needed following Hurricane Matthew devastation BURLINGTON, VT (Oct. 14, 2016) — The American Red Cross has an emergency need for eligible donors in the Vermont to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Platelets, the...
July 5, 2016
News Release Media contact: Mary Brant, 603-867-9352, @RedCrossNNE Red Cross issues emergency call for blood and platelet donations to address significant shortage MANCHESTER, NH (July 5, 2016) — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets,...
June 6, 2016
  MANCHESTER, NH (June 6, 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 25, 2016
PORTLAND, ME (May 23, 2016) — Every day this summer is a chance to do something life changing and momentous. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to choose their day to give blood or platelets and ensure a stable supply for patients in need.