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North Central

 
December 2, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region will host its longest one-day Minnesota blood drive on Dec. 23 to boost the blood supply prior to the holidays, when many donors travel to be with family and are busy with holiday activities.
November 22, 2013
BOYD, Wis. — Every day the American Red Cross relies on the generosity of  volunteers to help collect blood products needed for patients. For nearly four decades, Boyd, Wis. resident Vi Mahr has been a dedicated Red Cross volunteer for the Stanley-Boyd community blood drives. She has...
November 11, 2013
ST. JAMES, Minn.  – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to the community or someone less fortunate. Giving an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all – the...
November 4, 2013
ST. Paul, Minn.  — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means...
October 4, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — High school students across the country can help patients in need by donating blood and platelets, volunteering at blood drives and donation centers, and recruiting new donors with the American Red Cross. In turn, students can earn educational rewards for their community...
October 3, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — High school students across the country can help patients in need by donating blood and platelets, volunteering at blood drives and donation centers, and recruiting new donors with the American Red Cross. In turn, students can earn educational rewards for their community...
September 20, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — An initiative at Regions Hospital and supported by the American Red Cross is preventing red blood cell transfusions for patients who don’t need them and ensuring that patients who do need one get the right dose at the right time. Since these blood use strategies...
September 5, 2013
MANKATO, Minn. – Eligible blood donors are encouraged to roll up a sleeve at the annual American Red Cross Rock N’ Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drives, sponsored by  Three Eagles Communications and Culver’s, to help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need. The special...
August 26, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — With the arrival of Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets to help ensure sufficient supplies over the holiday weekend.
August 22, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn. – The American Red Cross is counting on Minnesota State fairgoers to help save lives by donating blood and learning about disaster preparedness. New this year, each day people will have the opportunity to give blood, play “Disaster Draw Down” a...