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A strong, stable community blood supply is a critical public health issue. Many questions arise for both donors and recipients. The American Red Cross is committed to providing the most accurate, up-to-date information through our communications resources.  We invite members of the press to contact our communications staff for information on blood drives, blood donor or recipient stories, commentary on current issues or to arrange interviews with staff experts.
 
December 24, 2014
TROY, N.Y.—This holiday season, the Troy Police Department and the family of Sergeant James O’Brien are urging the community to give back in a special way by giving blood on Monday, December 29, in memory of Sergeant O’Brien.
December 24, 2014
TROY, N.Y.—This holiday season, the Troy Police Department and the family of Sergeant James O’Brien are urging the community to give back in a special way by giving blood on Monday, December 29, in memory of Sergeant O’Brien.
December 23, 2014
OSWEGO, N.Y.—Cooper Levine is like most college students when it comes to enjoying “campus life”, but there are two things that set him apart from the rest—his strength and determination. It’s been a little over a year, since Cooper was diagnosed with a form of...
December 22, 2014
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.— The New York State Police invite the Binghamton community and surrounding areas to pay tribute to fallen Trooper Christopher Skinner by giving blood at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, December 30, in his memory.
December 12, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can help save lives.
December 9, 2014
SMETHPORT, Pa. — ‘Tis the season to give and this holiday season, the community of Smethport is urged to give back in a special way by giving blood in memory of Alan Hamilton, a longtime blood donor with the American Red Cross. Alan Hamilton left a lasting impression on the people who...
December 5, 2014
Come out to Donate December 20 and Receive a Voucher for a Pair of Islanders Tickets
November 28, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with family and friends.
November 21, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Severe winter weather in the Buffalo area has forced the cancellation of approximately 40 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in more than 1,000 blood and platelet donations going uncollected over the past several days. As residents dig out and it is considered...
November 14, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...