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Northern California Blood Services Region

July 18, 2013
They help to protect and save lives every day when they go to work, but that doesn’t stop when they punch out at the end of their shifts. On Aug. 1, the Salinas Police and Fire Departments and the Monterey-area California Highway Patrol will compete to see who can donate the most blood at the...
July 10, 2013
Matthew Ouimet’s two-year battle with a devastating medical condition has inspired his family to do what it can to help support others who are fighting for their lives in local hospitals.
July 1, 2013
Faith groups throughout the Bay Area are once again teaming with the American Red Cross to help maintain the community’s blood supply during the summer months. This July, more than 10 different faith-based groups are sponsoring the third annual Interfaith Community Blood Drive. The month-long...
June 30, 2013
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.
June 30, 2013
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...
June 27, 2013
The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourage 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 are encouraged to visit...
June 26, 2013
When Northern California Region CEO Jeff Meyer called Gonzalo Alvarez to congratulate him on winning a $1,000 American Express gift card, he couldn’t believe it – literally. “He sounded a little suspicious that it truly was the Red Cross calling, but he eventually realized it was...
June 17, 2013
Effective July 1, 2012, the Pleasant Hill Blood Donation Center no longer will collect whole blood or
June 13, 2013
Nexcare Bandages, in partnership with the American Red Cross and Actress Soleil Moon Frye, announce the fifth annual Nexcare give program to raise awareness about the importance of year-round blood donation and to encourage people across the country to roll up a sleeve.
June 3, 2013
The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.