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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
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  • History of Blood Transfusion
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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...
November 13, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
October 27, 2014
For the 13th consecutive year, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon alumni associations – in conjunction with the American Red Cross and Lane Blood Center – are sponsoring the Civil War Blood Drive. The three-week blood drive campaign is designed to unite students,...
October 1, 2014
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 and donation centers...
September 24, 2014
For the second consecutive year, the American Red Cross issued a challenge to cities in Oregon: Sponsor a blood drive and help maintain the community blood supply at a time when blood donations tend to decrease.
September 12, 2014
The Northwest Oregon Labor Council has been sponsoring blood drives with the American Red Cross for nearly 15 years.
September 2, 2014
To commemorate September as National Sickle Cell Awareness Month Morning Star Baptist Church and the American Red Cross are working together to host the Charles Drew Blood Drive on Sept. 13.The drive will serve to provide blood for patients in need and educate the community about the importance of...
August 25, 2014
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free...