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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

 
June 19, 2015
  When Kristen Hughes started her work day on Dec. 12, 2014, as an American Red Cross blood collections team supervisor for a mobile blood drive at Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City, she planned to help others save lives through blood donations. She didn’t plan to be directly saving...
June 11, 2015
  6th annual scholarship program benefits high school students Bob’s Discount Furniture has announced the grand prize winner of its 2015 Bob’s Discount Furniture $250,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program with the American Red Cross. The grand prize was awarded to Cherry Hill...
June 1, 2015
  Having lived in Bayonne, New Jersey his entire life, 85-year-old John Nicaretta has been an American Red Cross blood donor and supporter since the very first time he gave blood more than 60 years ago, while deployed in Korea with the United States Army during the Korean War. Nicaretta...
May 27, 2015
  An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, June 5, at St. Genevieve Church, Flourtown, in memory of P.J. Lawn. Lawn was diagnosed with leukemia at age 12 and battled the disease for the next seven years, passing away due to complications from the illness in May 2013. 
May 20, 2015
  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 7, 2015
  Beginning on Saturday, May 9, the Fairfield, New Jersey American Red Cross Blood Donation Center will expand its hours of operation, offering the option for donors to give blood donations every Saturday. The previous schedule included operating hours on the first and third Saturdays of each...
April 30, 2015
  PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 30, 2015) The American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region is partnering with NorthStar VETS once again for their annual human and companion animal blood drive on Tuesday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.at their Robbinsville, New Jersey office, located at...
April 20, 2015
  PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 17, 2015) — Beginning on Monday, Apr. 20, the Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American Red Cross Blood Donation Center will expand, offering the option for donors to give a whole blood donation in addition to donating only platelets.   ...
April 20, 2015
   PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 17, 2015) — Beginning on Monday, Apr. 20, the West Chester, Pennsylvania, American Red Cross Blood Donation Center will expand, offering the option for donors to give a whole blood donation in addition to donating only  platelets.    ...
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.