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Northern California Blood Services Region

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:

Sara O'Brien, External Communications Manager 
Northern California Blood Services Region
(510) 594-5205 (p) (510) 821-1200 (c)



April 30, 2015
Santa Cruz residents encouraged to give blood   The Santa Cruz Front Street Wells Fargo Home Mortgage (WFHM) team is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive in honor of their co-worker, Christina Low. She was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in Novermber 2014 and is receiving...
April 13, 2015
Retirees volunteer inside secure facility The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is well-known in the security community as a government organization enhancing the nation’s defense and reducing the global threat of terrorism. If you do not work there, due to security, you may not...