Newsroom Archive

North Central

April 8, 2015
CAMBRIDGE, Minn. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, May 8 in memory of Tony Clinton to commemorate what would have been his 24th birthday. Tony is remembered for his giving spirit which helped other families through his gift of organ donation.
April 2, 2015
WILLMAR, Minn. — The five Willmar-area community banks are partnering with the American Red Cross by inviting the community to roll up a sleeve to make a lifesaving deposit of a pint of blood on April 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kandiyohi County Area YMCA,  at 1000 Lakeland Drive SE...
March 9, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn., — Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
March 4, 2015
ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. “Everyday heroes help those in need across Minnesota,” said Geoff Kaufmann, CEO of the North Central Blood Services Region. “They are our...
February 25, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. — In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to...
February 24, 2015
ELLSWORTH, Wis. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, March 18 in memory of Army Reserve Spc. Bert E. Hoyer at the Ellsworth High School. Hoyer lost his life on March 10, 2004 when an improvised explosive device hit his convoy while he was serving in Iraq.
February 4, 2015
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — The month of February focuses our attention on love. Cards are bought, candy is given, flowers are sent and kisses abound. This year, the American Red Cross encourages the Northfield community to give the ultimate gift of love – the gift of life to patients in need.
February 2, 2015
FAIRMONT, Minn. —The upcoming American Red Cross community blood drive in Fairmont will be held in memory of Mark Johnson, a longtime blood drive coordinator and volunteer. The Fairmont community is invited to give the gift of life in Johnson’s honor.
January 7, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.
December 18, 2014
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. – Twenty-two-year-old regular blood donor Jennifer Dillon of Arden Hills, Minn. was drawn as the winner of a $5,000 Visa gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane, in the nationwide October “Fuel Your Community” campaign and partnership between the energy provider...