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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:

Natividad Lewis, External Communications Manager
Northern California and Pacific Northwest Blood Services Regions
(704) 517-0413 (c)
natividad.lewis@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 1600s to the present
 
September 13, 2017
As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood or platelets during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies across the country every day....
September 8, 2017
Five moms join together to bring awareness to National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
August 20, 2017
Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood...
August 7, 2017
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.   In August, regular donors may delay giving as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. To fully meet the needs of hospital...
July 25, 2017
Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed.  
July 13, 2017
Donors needed to help with blood shortage
July 13, 2017
Donors needed to give blood to help address critical shortage HOOD RIVER, Ore. (July 13, 2017) — The Hood River community can help save lives at the annual Hood River Community Blood Drive on July 26 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way. Those who come to donate can...
July 13, 2017
KGON 92.3 Classic Rock sponsors blood drive in three locations PORTLAND/SALEM, Ore. (July 13, 2017) – Get ready to rock someone’s world this summer by donating blood with the American Red Cross and KGON 92.3 Classic Rock. The community can help save lives at the Rock ‘N Roll Up...
July 5, 2017
The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.   Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer...
June 20, 2017
Red Cross hosting annual Celebrate Freedom blood drive July 4  Six tips for new and loyal donors to help make their donation process easy as pie PORTLAND, Ore. (June 20, 2017) — This Fourth of July, donors are encouraged to roll up a sleeve to help patients in need during the American...