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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

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.  
September 24, 2009
Sickle Cell Disease affects the lives of more than 70,000 people across the nation, most of African decent. Infact one in every 12 African Americans carries the trait for Sickle Cell Disease.   The Sickle Cell Program at the American Red Cross is designed to provide better blood transfusion...
September 24, 2009
Governor Jon S. Corzine on May 6, 2009 signed new legislation which reduced the minimum age for donating blood to 16 years of age with parental consent.