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December 11, 2013
News Release                                   Contact:  Mary Brant
January 25, 2013
January 25, 2013 – For the ninth year in a row, the American Red Cross, NECN and Comcast have joined together to help patients in need by increasing the blood supply and raising awareness about the ongoing need for blood donors.  
August 29, 2012
  American Red Cross encourages blood donation around the holiday weekend  <Burlington, VT (August 27, 2012)> – The American Red Cross faces a critical need for blood donations as summer winds down and the Labor Day holiday approaches.
August 16, 2012
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Brian Boyle completed his fourth Ironman in New York City in less than 11 hours. Brian competed in the Ironman on behalf of the American Red Cross to thank the 36 blood donors that helped save his life after a horrific crash eight years ago.
June 27, 2012
  American Red Cross Issues Emergency Call For Blood Donors Now Blood and platelet donors of all types needed <Burlington, VT (June 25, 2012)> – The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall...
May 23, 2012
          Organizers of Rutland's annual Gift-of-Life Marathon are planning a new summer mini-marathon, aimed at boosting regional blood supplies cut short by donor travel and vacations.
April 25, 2012
BURLINGTON, VT – Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill into law on Tuesday, April 24, effectively lowering the minimum age of blood donation from 17 to 16 in Vermont.
April 21, 2010
The American Red Cross Is Looking For A Few Good Men Male Platelet Apheresis Donors Needed To Reduce Risk Of TRALI            The American Red Cross announced today the specific need for male donors to give platelets in support of treatment of...
September 24, 2009
No matter what the time of year, the American Red Cross Blood Services depends on committed donors to give the “gift of life” to help ensure that quality blood products and services are always available when and where they are needed by hospital patients. Here are some facts: