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August 17, 2016
It’s been nearly four months since Stephanie McKeel received a double lung transplant.  The Massena Central graduate has cystic fibrosis and her own lungs were failing. She needed the lung transplant to save her life. For the surgery to be performed, Stephanie needed blood transfusions....
August 11, 2016
The Auburn community is helping the American Red Cross during a critical blood shortage by hosting  a “Communities that Care.”  The blood drive comes during the difficult summer months, a time when many regular donors postpone giving blood due to vacation plans and summer...
August 4, 2016
There will be a battle between  New York State Troopers, Genesee County Sheriff’s Department, Mercy EMS, City of Batavia Police and Fire departments, and the Town of Batavia Fire Department  in the community’s first ever Battle of the Badges.  This friendly competition...
July 29, 2016
The Seneca Falls community is helping the American Red Cross during a critical blood shortage by hosting  a “Communities that Care.”  The blood drive comes during the difficult summer months, a time when many regular donors postpone giving blood due to vacation plans and...
July 28, 2016
Watertown and surrounding communities are coming together to help the American Red Cross during a critical blood shortage.  The 7 Days of Caring Blood Drive comes during the difficult summer months, a time when many regular donors postpone giving blood due to vacation plans and summer...
July 21, 2016
The American Red Cross is teaming up with organizers of the Gouverneur/St. Lawrence County Fair for a special blood drive.  For the first time, a Red Cross blood mobile will be stationed at the fair, August 2-7 from 12 to 6 p.m. daily. The Week of Hope Blood Drive comes when the Red Cross is...
July 20, 2016
More than 20 Glens Falls businesses and organizations are joining forces with the American Red Cross for Seven Days of Hope.  The event calls for residents of Glens Falls and surrounding communities to donate blood from August 1-7. Organizers hope to exceed last year’s donations, by...
July 14, 2016
Tragedy struck the Preston Family in 1997 when 36-year-old Bobby Preston lost his life, following a workplace accident.  Nearly 200 units of blood were used, as doctors worked hard to save Bobby’s life. Bobby passed away, leaving behind a daughter and his wife, who was expecting the...
July 7, 2016
The battle is on!  For a second year in a row, the Binghamton Police and Fire departments and the Endicott Police and Fire departments are teaming with the American Red Cross for the Battle of the Badges.  This friendly competition sees who can recruit the most eligible donors in their...
July 5, 2016
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.