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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Sue Thesenga, External Communications Manager 
North Central Blood Services Region
(651) 291-3290 (p) | (651) 895-7542 (c)
sue.thesenga@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
October 3, 2014
WORHTINGTON, Minn. — Longtime Worthington resident and blood donor Tracy Kuipers will roll up a sleeve for one last time on Nov. 13 at the Worthington Community Blood Drive. Although Kuipers is in 90-years-old, in good health, lives on her own and walks about a mile each day, she’s...
October 1, 2014
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — The City of Brooklyn Park is partnering with the American Red Cross to remind eligible donors that their support is needed. On Oct. 28, the City will host a blood drive to help ensure patients have the lifesaving blood products they need this fall and winter.
October 1, 2014
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — The City of Brooklyn Park is partnering with the American Red Cross to remind eligible donors that their support is needed. On Oct. 28, the City will host a blood drive to help ensure patients have the lifesaving blood products they need this fall and winter.
September 30, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross and the local Hispanic community announce the first Hispanic Heritage Month Blood Drive to held on Oct. 4 at the St. Paul Blood Donation Center. The blood drive is being held during Hispanic Heritage Month and will help educate and build awareness of...
September 25, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood...