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Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region

Media Contact

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

Jared Schultzman, Communications Manager
Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region
3131 N. Vancouver Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 528-5731 (p) l (503) 407-3642 (c)
jared.schultzman@redcross.org

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
 
August 25, 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
For the fourth consecutive year, family and friends will  hold a blood drive in honor of Cody Hermeling, who sustained life-threatening injuries in a car crash five years ago.
July 20, 2015
The dust has settled and the numbers are in for another Mall Summer Blood Drive Challenge.
June 29, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 22, 2015
On July 17 and 18, the Longview community is invited to honor Ronan Thompson by giving blood at a two-day American Red Cross blood drive in his memory.
June 9, 2015
The American Red Cross is hosting its annual Celebrate Freedom Blood Drive on a special day this year – Friday, July 3. As a “thank you” to those willing to roll up a sleeve so close to the holiday, the event will feature a variety of Fourth of July-themed giveaways.  
June 9, 2015
The American Red Cross announces the 10th annual Charles Drew Blood Drive will be held on June 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Portland Blood Donation Center, 3131 N. Vancouver Ave.
May 28, 2015
KGON and the American Red Cross are encouraging residents in the Portland, Salem and Vancouver areas to roll up a sleeve and donate blood at the annual All Rockers Bleed Blood Drive.
May 28, 2015
Z100, the American Red Cross and shopping malls in and around Portland are proud to sponsor the annual Mall Summer Blood Drive Challenge.
May 27, 2015
The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.