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October 5, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. ― Ron Woldengen, dedicated American Red Cross apheresis donor, was recently honored for reaching his 86-gallon milestone. His donations alone may have helped over 1,000 hospital patients.
October 3, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Oct. 10, students, faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota are invited to participate in the Ninth Annual American Red Cross Homecoming Blood Drive. To thank those who generously give the gift of life, all presenting donor will receive a complimentary Red Cross...
August 28, 2012
Eligible blood donors are encouraged to give the gift of life at the Annual American Red Cross Rock N’ Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drives with Three Eagles Communications September 11 – 14. All presenting blood donors will receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s frozen custard...
August 24, 2012
As the hot summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets. To help ensure an adequate blood supply this Labor Day holiday, from August 30 to...
August 1, 2012
The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer.
July 20, 2012
With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood types. If at least two additional donors give at each blood drive through the...
June 25, 2012
The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors –...
June 18, 2012
Brian Boyle, blood recipient and triathlete, will visit Minneapolis/St. Paul on June 26, 2012 to share his compelling story of triumph over tragedy to help raise awareness about the need for blood this summer. During a blood drive being held in his honor, at the Mall of America, he will be...
June 7, 2012
Gving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages.
May 22, 2012
Memorial Day weekends are always packed full of fun summer activities. But as individuals and families kick-off their summer plans, it’s important to remember that the need for blood does not take a summer holiday.