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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

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:

Colin Riccobon, External Communications Manager 
Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region
(570) 371-5145 ext. 715145 (p) (570) 550-7457 (c)



April 10, 2015
Howell community encouraged to give blood  PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 10, 2015) — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, April 16 at Aldrich High School in honor of Gwendelyn Mara, three-year-old cancer survivor and Howell resident.
March 30, 2015
   Red Cross invites local community groups to adopt the center for a day   PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (March 30, 2015) — Beginning on Tuesday, Apr. 7, the Pleasantville, New Jersey American Red Cross Blood Donation Center will offer expanded hours in order to provide more convenient...
March 11, 2015
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (March 10, 2015) — Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
March 11, 2015
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (March 11, 2015) — Students with the Cedar Grove High School Red Cross Club and the American Red Cross invite you to donate blood on Monday, March 23rd, at 90 Rugby Road, Cedar Grove from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
November 13, 2014
 American Red Cross and Suburban Propane nationwide partnership expansion fuels blood donations ‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October