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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 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Patty Corvaia, External Communications Manager 
New York-Penn Blood Services Region
585-775-7673

 

 

 

 
September 9, 2016
 The American Red Cross and Lions Club 874 are supporting 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. A special Red Cross blood drive sponsored by Lions Club 874 will be held on...
September 9, 2016
The American Red Cross,  community leaders and organizations of Tompkins County announced today the Ithaca Community 9/11 Remembrance Blood Drive honoring the victims and heroes of 9/11 will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County, 50...
September 2, 2016
First responders, community leaders and organizations are teaming up with the American Red Cross and 9/11 Day for a special blood drive to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of September 11.   WHAT: A news conference to announce the...
September 1, 2016
The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to remember and honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of September 11.  Nearly 3,000 flags—one for each victims of the terrorist attacks—will...
September 1, 2016
The American Red Cross  and Good Times of Olean are supporting 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. The 15th annual 9/11 Day blood drive will be held on September 11 from...
August 30, 2016
The American Red Cross, WROC News 8 and 92.5 WBEE radio are teaming up in support of  9/11 Day by offering the Greater Rochester community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. Donating blood or platelets...
August 30, 2016
  The American Red Cross, Broome County Executive Debra Preston and City of Binghamton Mayor Richard  David  are supporting 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11...
August 26, 2016
Broome County Executive Debra Preston and City of Binghamton Mayor Richard  David  are teaming up with the American Red Cross and 9/11 Day for a special blood drive to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of September 11. WHAT: ...
August 24, 2016
The American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for blood donors to give now and address a critical blood shortage. The New York State Fair Blood Drive comes during the difficult summer months, a time when many regular donors postpone giving blood due to vacation plans and summer...
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....