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January 26, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected, further depleting an already...
January 11, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months,...
December 24, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Hundreds of patients may benefit from the 430 blood donations given today at the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region’s largest one-day holiday blood drive. Over 500 people turned out for the 12 Hours of Giving blood drive. The drive comes at a time...
December 17, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. — As millions of Americans make their final gift purchases this holiday season, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors to give the most meaningful gift of all – the gift of life – by donating blood or platelets.
December 7, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — On Dec. 23, the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region and K102 will continue the holiday tradition of hosting the 12 Hours of Giving Blood Drive, the largest one-day blood drive in Minnesota. The blood drive gives area residents the opportunity to help...
November 23, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Nov. 23, 2015) — This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved ones.
November 20, 2015
ST. JAMES, Minn.  (Nov. 27, 2015) — This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something by donating blood at the 11th annual Thanksgiving Day blood drive at the National Guard Training Center in St. James from 7:30-11:30 a.m.
October 27, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system. RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history...
October 12, 2015
STILLWATER, Minn. — Emily Heidick of Stillwater, Minnesota, was awarded one of six $1,000 American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives program scholarships for hosting a successful Red Cross blood drive last summer.
October 5, 2015
OWATONNA, Minn. —  Every day the American Red Cross relies on the dedicated efforts of volunteer blood drive coordinators to help collect blood products needed for patients. Kay Oberle stepped up five years ago to serve the Owatonna community as a blood drive coordinator. During this...