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Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present


Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Beth Toll, External Communications Manager 
Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region
(215) 451-4682 (p) (267) 683-5488 (c)



September 29, 2015
Rosenthal twins to urge blood donors in honor of one sister’s childhood battle with cancer Twin sisters, Remi and Julia Rosenthal, are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday in honor of their upcoming B’Not Mitzvah, which is a traditional Bat Mitzvah ceremony,...
September 25, 2015
  Blood Donor Marc Satalof to reach 30 gallon lifetime donor status
September 10, 2015
The American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region is hosting an annual blood drive with the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Foundation on Saturday, Sept.12 at the Radisson Hotel in King of Prussia. “The Dr. YSR Foundation is made up of dedicated volunteers who are committed to serving our...
September 3, 2015
    Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
September 2, 2015
Give blood to remember those who were lost and help others live  
August 28, 2015
  The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.
August 25, 2015
  Brittany Osman of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, was awarded one of five $5,000 American Red Cross High School Leadership program scholarships for her support of blood drives hosted at Technical College High School, Pickering Campus.
July 31, 2015
Dunkin’ Donuts gives 20,000 free medium Iced Coffee and donut vouchers to the American Red Cross in support of summer blood collections                                          ...
July 22, 2015
The Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross will be hosting an open house event and coordinating blood drive on Tuesday, July 28. “We want to invite community members to stop by and explore all of the services we provide and perhaps to learn about getting involved as a volunteer or...
July 16, 2015
  This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.