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August 5, 2013
COLFAX, Wis.  — On August 20, the Colfax community can pay tribute to two local every day heroes by rolling up a sleeve and donating blood at the Colfax High School summer blood drive. Penny Noer, volunteer blood drive coordinator is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service to the...
August 1, 2013
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — John Schenk, dedicated American Red Cross blood donor, was recently honored for reaching his 30-gallon milestone. During his 30-gallon donation, Gail McGovern, CEO and President of the Red Cross, presented him with a certificate and a personal thank you for his years of Red...
July 25, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The American Red Cross will hold it's annual Run for Blood quarter marathon,5k run/walk and community blood drive on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Lake Calhoun. Presented by Smiths Medical and media partner KTWIN Radio, the event will help build awareness of the constant...
July 23, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. – While  thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now...
July 23, 2013
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — The annual New Richmond community two-day summer blood drive will be held July 22 – 23, and comes at an important time for the American Red Cross. Historically, during the summer months of June, July and August, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross...
July 16, 2013
NORTHFIELD, Minn.  — Northfield resident George Kinney had been a dedicated blood donor for more than 30 years. Following a donation in 2011, he received a call from an American Red Cross medical director who informed him that his white blood cell count was extremely high and that he...
July 9, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn.  – The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
July 1, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to add another chapter to someone’s summer story by giving blood or platelets around the Independence Day holiday, when donations historically drop. Every patient who needs a blood transfusion has a story — a...
June 18, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourages all eligible blood donors to celebrate the release of this summer’s much-anticipated sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim by boosting the blood supply. From May 24 through July 31, all presenting blood donors...
June 10, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.