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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

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  • 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
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  • History of Blood Transfusion
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April 16, 2015
Oregon State University will host its third American Red Cross blood drive of the school year from May 11 through May 15 – giving students, faculty and staff another opportunity to help support patients in need.
March 10, 2015
Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
February 18, 2015
In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive.
January 7, 2015
January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.  
January 6, 2015
Portland State University will host its second American Red Cross blood drive of the school year from Jan. 12 through Jan. 15 – giving students, faculty and staff another opportunity to help support patients in need.   The blood drive will be held each day from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on...
December 23, 2014
In the spirit of the holiday season, Suburban Propane added a second $5,000 gift card drawing for those who presented to give blood during the nationwide “Fuel Your Community” camp
December 12, 2014
The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.   The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving...
November 26, 2014
Oregon State University edged the University of Oregon (3,613 to 3,566) in what turned out to be the closest Civil War Blood Drive in the 13-year history of the campaign. A mere 47 votes separated both universities after 7,179 donors participated in the three week event. More information can be...