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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

February 23, 2010
As a result of the recent bad weather across the country, on the heels of the holiday season, the blood supply has drastically decreased. Specifically the type O negative and type B negative blood supply level has been severely impacted. As a loyal American Red Cross supporter and blood donor...
February 11, 2010
The American Red Cross is Asking Blood Donors to Respond Philadelphia – Wednesday’s blizzard-like conditions have impacted blood donations across the area served by the Penn-Jersey Region. The American Red Cross expected to see 1,300 donors on Wednesday, however due to inclement weather...
January 18, 2010
The Red Cross asks you to be the one to help save a life by donating blood.   The Brandywine Valley YMCA has teamed-up with the American Red Cross to collect 300 units of blood during the month of January by hosting five blood drives.    To make an appointment for any of The...
January 13, 2010
On Tuesday, January 12, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti causing catastrophic damage and loss of life. The American Red Cross is responding to this tragic event with financial assistance. At this time, no specific request has been made by the Haitian government for the Red Cross to...
December 11, 2009
The American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region is pleased to announce an essay competition and scholarship award focused on increasing awareness of the need for blood donors to support the blood transfusions needs of patients living with Sickle Cell Disease.  
November 16, 2009
Showcase Your Filmmaking Talent While Helping the Red Cross!     High school students play an important role in keeping the blood supply stable. Some students help by donating blood while others participate in committees and volunteer at blood drives. This is your chance to tell the story...
November 12, 2009
Philadelphia, Pa.—Drexel University kicked off the Colonial Athletic Association Blood Challenge Thursday, October 29, 2009 by hosting a campus wide American Red Cross Blood Drive. The Students from Drexel University have turned out in numbers to support the CAA Challenge, collecting...
October 7, 2009
New Jersey State Senator (R) Jennifer Beck, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande from the 12th Legislative District are committed to caring about the regions blood supply.  
October 5, 2009
On Saturday, September 26th 92.5XTU and the American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region teamed up to host the 2ND Annual Blood Drive.   WXTU listeners came out to support the American Red Cross, donating 235 units of blood during the annual event.