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Media Contact

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

Natividad Lewis, External Communications Manager
Northern California and Pacific Northwest Blood Services Regions
(704) 517-0413 (c)
natividad.lewis@redcross.org

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  • History of Blood Transfusion
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July 26, 2016
(July 25, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is...
July 20, 2016
KGON 92.3 Classic Rock sponsors blood drive in three locations PORTLAND, Ore. (July 20, 2016) – Get ready to rock someone’s world this summer by donating blood with the American Red Cross and KGON 92.3 Classic Rock. The community can help save lives at the Rock ‘N Roll Up Your...
July 13, 2016
Donors needed to give blood to help address significant shortage   OREGON CITY, Ore. (July 13, 2016) — The Oregon City and surrounding communities are encouraged to help save lives by donating blood at the blood drive in honor of blood recipient Jordan Woods on July 21 from 1 to 6 p.m....
July 11, 2016
Donors needed to give blood to help address significant shortage HOOD RIVER, Ore. (July 11, 2016) — The Hood River community can help save lives at the annual Hood River Community Blood Drive on July 20 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way. Those who come to donate...
July 5, 2016
(July 5, 2016) — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 27, 2016
Presenting donors receive a free limited-edition Red Cross lunch cooler, $10 Visa gift card* and an apple pie PORTLAND, Ore. (June 27, 2016) — This Fourth of July, donors are encouraged to be nice as pie and roll up a sleeve to help patients in need at the American Red Cross’ annual...
June 9, 2016
Event includes sickle cell awareness discussion panel on June 18  
June 7, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign (May 23, 2016) — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign,...
May 19, 2016
Community encouraged to give blood in memory of Clackamas County man Ken Bailey CLACKAMAS, Ore. (May 19, 2016) — An American Red Cross community blood drive in Clackamas will be held in memory of Ken Bailey, a longtime blood donor and former Red Cross employee. The community is invited to...