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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

 
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
November 4, 2016
On January 5, 2012, 38 year-old mother of two, Reeshemah Wynn suddenly passed away less than 24 hours after being diagnosed with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), a rare blood disorder. The Ree Wynn Foundation is hosting their annual blood drive in her memory on Sat., Nov. 12 in Voorhees...
October 31, 2016
When two-year-old Chloe Rose was diagnosed this past summer with stage three Neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer affecting nearly 700 children annually, she went from being a typical happy, playful toddler to a very sick child almost overnight.
October 28, 2016
All of the staff members at the American Red Cross Blood Donation Center in West Chester, Pa. look forward to seeing Kevin Keller, who comes in to donate platelets every two to three weeks. Keller, a Downingtown, Pa. resident, always has a contagious smile on his face and a funny comment to make...
August 30, 2016
Honor 9/11 victims and heroes by helping to ensure blood products are available The American Red Cross supports 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. Two ways to participate in...
August 26, 2016
The American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region is partnering once again with the Jersey City Police and Fire Departments to host the second annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial blood drive on Monday, September 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in honor of those who lost their lives in...
August 22, 2016
PHILADELPHIA - The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.  
August 19, 2016
Local fire and law enforcement personnel compete to increase blood donations Local fire fighters and law enforcement personnel are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in their community to donate blood....
August 1, 2016
                                                                  Local blood donors this August are in for a sweet surprise! Dunkin...
July 5, 2016
  The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.