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Northern Ohio

July 8, 2013
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood and platelet donors Blood donations down about 10 percent in June Media Contact: Christy Sabaka, 216.308.8348 
June 20, 2013
There is an urgent need for platelet donations, as hospital patient needs are currently outpacing donations. Platelets must be transfused within five days of donation, so donations are always needed. To make an appointment, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
June 10, 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.
March 11, 2013
News Release    Northern Ohio Blood Services Region Media Contact: Christy Sabaka,  216.361.7523
May 24, 2012
Watch this message from active duty supporters of the American Red Cross blood program:
April 26, 2012
Tuesday, April 26, 2012 CLEVELAND, OH — Vampire Barnabas Collins may be condemned to the shadows for eternity, but the American Red Cross and the gothic comedy film “Dark Shadows” are teaming up to bring to light the constant need for blood. Before “Dark Shadows”...
April 26, 2012
Cleveland, OH, April 26, 2012 – The American Red Cross today announced it had reached agreement with several more labor unions across the country, increasing the number of settlements to 20 since last July.
February 10, 2012
American Red Cross Exasperated by Union’s Move to Strike Labor Action Causes Cancellation of Region’s Largest Drive Cleveland, OH – The Northern Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross announced today that the annual blood drive scheduled for February 14 at...
February 3, 2012
Teamsters Local #507 Plans Strike Against American Red Cross Cleveland, OH, February 1, 2012 – The American Red Cross Northern Ohio Blood Services Region today received a 10-day Notice of Intent to Strike by Teamsters Local #507 union representatives. According to the notice, 250 members of...