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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

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...
January 5, 2012
Philadelphia - “Life’s most persistent and urgent question,” Dr. King once asked, “is what are you doing for others?" This Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the American Red Cross would like to encourage members of the community to honor his memory by donating...
December 13, 2011
Denville, NJ — Saint Clare’s Health System has teamed-up with the American Red Cross to host two blood drives to increase the blood supply in our community. Friday, December 23, 2011; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville, 25 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ...
December 13, 2011
More than 800 Volunteer blood donors came to Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, December 3, for the 4th Annual Philadelphia Eagles Blood Drive.  Organized by the American Red Cross and the Eagles, the massive blood drive began at 6:00 a.m. and continued non-stop until 2:00 p.m.
July 11, 2011
Red Cross extends blood drive hours and asks eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments Philadelphia, July 11, 2011 – The American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region is facing a critical blood shortage and today issued an appeal for blood donors.