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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:

Christy Peters, External Communications Manager 
Northern Ohio Blood Services Region
(216) 361-7523 (p) (216) 308-8348 (c) 




June 30, 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 24, 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Akron General Medical Center will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, July 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the City of Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium. The Natatorium is located at 2345 4th Street in Cuyahoga Falls. All presenting blood donors at this blood drive will receive...
May 21, 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.
February 18, 2015
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 recognize how the Red Cross...