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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

August 16, 2012
On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Brian Boyle completed his fourth Ironman in New York City in less than 11 hours. Brian competed in the Ironman on behalf of the American Red Cross to thank the 36 blood donors that helped save his life after a horrific crash eight years ago.
June 28, 2012
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Supports and Encourages Red Cross Blood Donations   "To keep Philadelphians healthy during this critical shortage,
June 27, 2012
June 27, 2012 – The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible...
May 23, 2012
Give Blood In Honor of Our Service Men and Women And In Memory Of Loved Ones  Philadelphia (May 23, 2012) – With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching the American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to kick off the summer season by donating blood.
May 23, 2012
Camden County, NJ (May 22, 2012) – A blood drive is being held on Friday, June 1st at Bellmawr Fire Hall 29 Lewis Avenue in Bellmawr, NJ 08031 from 9 AM to 9 PM in honor of Paul Hartstein.  Paul Hartstein was the chief fire marshal for Camden County and has over 45 years of fire service...
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...