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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

 

 

 

 
May 20, 2015
ROCHESTER, NY— The last couple of months have been a whirlwind for 18 year-old Canandaigua Academy Senior Courtney Wagner, who suffers from stage four brain cancer. She was thrust into the spotlight during a social media campaign which helped get her on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. As a special...
May 20, 2015
Residents are invited to join cancer patient, Courtney Wagner, to pay it forward  by giving blood and helping hospital patients this summer
May 20, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.Y.— The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.
May 12, 2015
Glens Falls community pays tribute to PFC Nathan Brown Special blood drive held in memory of fallen South Glens Falls soldier
May 5, 2015
Cortland residents invited to support their hometown heroes and help patients in need
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...