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January 14, 2016
Stormtroopers battle Klingons for blood at Portland Galaxy Blood Drive   PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 14, 2016) — The American Red Cross is hosting an epic blood drive battle between the ultimate galaxy warriors: Stormtroopers vs. Klingons. Blood donors from the greater Portland area are once...
January 11, 2016
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000...
December 30, 2015
Portland resident, Sam Weiss leads family’s commitment to blood donation for 41st year
December 21, 2015
Volunteers and eligible donors can give a gift that can help save lives (Dec. 21, 2015) — As millions of Americans make their final gift purchases this holiday season, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors to give the most meaningful gift of all – the gift of life – by...
November 30, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 26, 2015) —The University of Oregon is the winner for the 2015 Civil War Blood Drive over Oregon State University with a score of 3,151 to 2,377. The UO Ducks crossed the goal line with a substantial lead of 774 votes. The 14th Annual Civil War Blood Drive welcomed 5,528...
November 11, 2015
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in honor of Jordan Woods, an Oregon City man who is fighting a serious illness and needs blood transfusions to continue his courageous battle.  
October 27, 2015
For the 14th consecutive year, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon alumni associations – in conjunction with the American Red Cross and Lane Blood Center (part of BloodWorks Northwest) – are sponsoring the Civil War Blood Drive.
October 27, 2015
American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.
October 15, 2015
Colby Hobgood of Sutherlin, Oregon, was awarded one of six $1,000 American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives program scholarships for hosting a successful Red Cross blood drive last summer.
September 25, 2015
Students, faculty and staff will have another opportunity to help support patients in need when Portland State University hosts its first American Red Cross blood drive of the school year Oct. 12-16.