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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
 
June 27, 2016
Presenting donors receive a free limited-edition Red Cross lunch cooler, $10 Visa gift card* and an apple pie PORTLAND, Ore. (June 27, 2016) — This Fourth of July, donors are encouraged to be nice as pie and roll up a sleeve to help patients in need at the American Red Cross’ annual...
June 9, 2016
Event includes sickle cell awareness discussion panel on June 18  
June 7, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign (May 23, 2016) — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign,...
May 19, 2016
Community encouraged to give blood in memory of Clackamas County man Ken Bailey CLACKAMAS, Ore. (May 19, 2016) — An American Red Cross community blood drive in Clackamas will be held in memory of Ken Bailey, a longtime blood donor and former Red Cross employee. The community is invited to...
May 4, 2016
Blood donors encouraged to roll up a sleeve during Trauma Awareness Month   PORTLAND, Ore. (May 2, 2016) - Oregon State University has consistently hosted the largest American Red Cross drives in the Pacific Northwest. The Beavers continue to be eager leaders in helping save lives by...
April 26, 2016
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation in recognition of Trauma Awareness Month PORTLAND, Ore. (April 26, 2016) — May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for...
April 17, 2016
Students take part in Future Blood Donor program and promote school blood drive BEAVERTON, Ore. (April 15, 2016) — Today at Pilgrim Lutheran Christian School, parents arriving to pick up their children were seeing red as they were greeted by students dressed in blood drop costumes. The sixth...
April 12, 2016
Deliver lifesaving blood products to patients in need Red Cross seeks volunteer transportation specialists PORTLAND, Ore. (April 12, 2016) — Every two seconds a patient in the United States needs a blood transfusion. As the single largest supplier of blood products to hospitals in the U.S.,...
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...