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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

October 2, 2014
Philadelphia – During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives...
December 30, 2013
  When it comes to saving lives, Eagles fans know the play! More than 630 Volunteer blood donors came to Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, December 28, for the 6th Annual Philadelphia Eagles Blood Drive.  Organized by the American Red Cross and the Eagles, the massive blood drive began...
August 21, 2013
East Rutherford, NJ (Aug. 21, 2013) - The New York Football Giants are teaming up with the American Red Cross to host their 3rd Annual blood drive presented by Bob’s Discount Furniture on Sunday, August 25th  from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at MetLife Stadium.
January 24, 2013
When it comes to saving lives, Eagles fans know the play! More than 500 volunteer blood donors visited Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, December 1, 2012, for the 5th Annual Philadelphia Eagles American Red Cross Blood Drive. 
December 3, 2012
Philadelphia – The Phillies are asking fans to join them this holiday season in giving the gift of life at their first ever Phillies Holiday Blood Drive on Sunday, December 16, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Hall of Fame Club at Citizens Bank Park. The event is again being held in...
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.