Newsroom Archive

Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

 
February 1, 2017
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.   Michael Harper knows how critical it is to have a readily available blood supply. “I used over 300 units of blood when I was...
January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
December 2, 2016
  Morrisville, Pa. resident Tami Leather was recognized by Cabot Creamery Co-operative with the Cabot Community Celebrity Award for her selfless volunteerism as an American Red Cross blood drive coordinator for Johnson & Johnson.
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...