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March 23, 2016
Type O negative is often needed in trauma situations (March 23, 2016) — The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency...
March 21, 2016
Students, staff and faculty to help boost the blood supply during Red Cross Month PORTLAND, Ore. (March 14, 2016) — Things are looking ‘UP’ at the University of Portland as students, faculty and staff roll up their sleeves to help the university reach a major milestone of...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.
February 29, 2016
 Andy Nollen depends on blood and marrow donors after AML relapse   GRANTS PASS, Ore. (Feb. 29, 2016) — March is Red Cross Month, a time which recognizes how the American Red Cross helps people down the street and across the country. However, the Red Cross couldn’t fulfill its...
February 2, 2016
 Annual five-day blood drive aims to surpass all-time collection of 65,000 pints PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 2, 2016) — Oregon State University staff and students have been ‘class acts’ when it comes to helping save lives. The university will reach a major milestone at the upcoming...
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...