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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

 
April 6, 2012
The American Red Cross saw an 8 percent decline in blood donations in March 2012 compared to March 2011. While a number of factors could be contributing to the decline, blood donors in some parts of the country have indicated to our recruitment teams that allergies are impacting their ability to...
April 2, 2012
When it comes to saving lives, for Devils fans “It’s in their blood”!  Newark, NJ (March 31, 2012) - More than 700 Volunteer blood donors came to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, on Saturday, March 31st, in support of the 5th Annual NJ Devils Blood Drive. Organized by the...
March 7, 2012
During March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides. In honor of the 70th annual “March is Red Cross Month,” everyone who is eligible is urged to make an appointment to give blood or platelets in the coming...
March 1, 2012
Newark, NJ – On Saturday, March 31, 2012 the New Jersey Devils will team up with the American Red Cross to host the 5th Annual Devils Blood Drive. The blood drive is scheduled to run from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm at Prudential Center.
February 6, 2012
Take a look who won prizes at our blood drives in December and January.  
January 25, 2012
Philadelphia (Jan. 25, 2012)– The American Red Cross recognized Wawa on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 as the number one Corporate Sponsor for their support of the Red Cross blood program during 2011. Wawa’s efforts over the last year helped generate more than 4,700 units of blood being...
January 19, 2012
More than 1400 Volunteer blood donors came to Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, January 16, 2012 in support of the 6th Annual Philadelphia Flyers & 76ers Blood Drive.  Organized by the American Red Cross and Comcast Spectacor, the massive blood drive began at 5:30 a.m....
January 12, 2012
In an effort to encourage more people to donate blood, NJ Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd joined American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Chief Executive Officer Brigid O’Neill LaGier, along with New Jersey Hospital Association President Betsy Ryan and Virtua...
January 9, 2012
Philadelphia (Jan. 9, 2012)– Similar to the Emergency Room of a hospital, the American Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient emergencies with blood products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Through the everyday support and generosity of blood and platelet donors, the...