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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:

Cara Noble, External Communications Manager 
New York-Penn Blood Services Region
(585) 760-5668 (p) (585) 435-5264 (c)
caraleyna.noble@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
April 10, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y.—The Johnson City Police Department invites the community to pay tribute to fallen Officer David Smith by giving blood at a special blood drive on Monday, April 20 at Sarah Jane Memorial United Methodist Church at 308 Main Street in Johnson City. Officer Smith was a member...
March 24, 2015
Special two-day blood drive held in honor of Sergeant 1st Class Adam Carabello BUFFALO, N.Y.— U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Adam Carabello knows first-hand how essential it is for healthy, eligible donors to give blood or platelets. He required multiple pints of blood last year because of...
March 9, 2015
Whitney Point community and surrounding areas encouraged to give blood   WHITNEY POINT, N.Y.—March is American Red Cross Month and the Red Cross is honored to salute all the dedicated blood and platelet donors, volunteers, and sponsors who help blood recipients like Ken Jones of Whitney...
March 5, 2015
Red Cross blood and platelet donors answered the call to give amid severe winter weather
March 4, 2015
Newport community and surrounding areas encouraged to give blood NEWPORT, N.Y.—March is American Red Cross Month and the Red Cross is honored to salute all the dedicated blood and platelet donors, volunteers, and sponsors who help blood recipients like Lonzo Passage of Newport. A special...
March 2, 2015
Come out to donate March 14 and be entered for a chance to win great Islanders prizes* New York, NY– The New York Islanders and the American Red Cross are teaming up to celebrate Red Cross Month. Join the Islanders and the Red Cross for a blood drive at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, March 14...
February 23, 2015
The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. “Everyday heroes help those in need across every community we serve,” said Rosie Taravella and Gary Striar, Regional CEOs. “They are our volunteers, our blood donors, people who take...
February 18, 2015
Law enforcement and firefighters help patients in need ELMIRA, N.Y.—They work together to help save lives while on the job, but for the first time, the Elmira Police Department and Elmira Fire Department are squaring off in a friendly competition to benefit hospital patients. The Battle of...
February 17, 2015
NEW YORK, NY– High school students in New York are helping maintain the community blood supply by donating 1,100 lifesaving units of blood so far this school year. Students have three more months left in the academic year to make a meaningful difference for hospital patients and aim to win a...
February 17, 2015
Poughkeepsie Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police hold special blood drive in memory of Det. John Falcone POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.—The Poughkeepsie Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police are inviting the community to pay tribute to fallen Detective John Falcone by giving...