Newsroom Archive

Northern California Blood Services Region

February 24, 2015
Everyone knows giving blood can help save patients’ lives, but sometimes it can help save donors’ lives too. Hayward resident, Dorothy Schmitt, is one such donor.  Schmitt confesses she did not donate blood very often, although she meant to give more frequently. A few years ago,...
February 18, 2015
The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. “Everyday heroes help those in need in Northern California,” said Mark Cloutier, CEO, Northern California Coastal Region, “They are our volunteers, our blood donors, people who take...
February 10, 2015
Benicia residents encouraged to give blood. An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21 in memory of Sumita Adhya, M.D.
January 7, 2015
Resolve to give  blood or platelets, and encourage others, during National Blood Donor Month 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 23, 2014
Eligible donors asked to give the gift that can help save lives this holiday season This holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can...
November 25, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with family and friends.
November 13, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
September 9, 2014
 New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to...
April 7, 2014
The American Red Cross is a volunteer-based organization committed to helping people in need, in our communities and across the nation. Blood drive sponsors help recruit volunteer blood donors to ensure that blood is available whenever and where ever it's needed. Please join us in welcoming...
April 7, 2014
Congratulations to these American Red Cross blood drive sponsors who met or exceeded their blood collection goals. Your efforts help ensure a safe and stable blood supply for patients in need.