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April 12, 2016
— The Johnson City Police Department invites the community to pay tribute to fallen Officer David W. Smith by donating blood at a special blood drive in his memory on Monday, April 18 at the Sara Jane Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, where Officer Smith was a parishioner since...
March 23, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 16, 2016
Every two seconds a patient in the United States needs a blood transfusion. As the single largest supplier of blood products to hospitals in the U.S., the American Red Cross is seeking volunteer transportation specialists to help deliver lifesaving blood products to hospitals for patients in need...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.
February 16, 2016
The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is inviting the community to pay tribute to fallen Detective John Falcone by giving blood at a special blood drive on Monday, Feb. 22, at the Italian Community Center, 227 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie.
January 26, 2016
Donors needed now after severe winter weather forces blood drive cancellations
January 15, 2016
  The American Red Cross is honored to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, January 15, 2016. The occasion marks National Blood Donor Month, which runs through the end of January.
January 11, 2016
All those who come to give blood or platelets in January will receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card in celebration of National Blood Donor Month 
January 7, 2016
    As an active member of the Tonawanda community, 19-year-old Jedidiah “Jed” Woomer was a Tonawanda High School graduate, involved with the Ghostlight Theatre, an Eagle Scout, and a lifeguard. Before he was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, a rare form of soft tissue cancer,...