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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:

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)

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 1600's to the present
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.
September 22, 2015
For the third consecutive year, the American Red Cross issued a challenge to cities in Oregon: Sponsor a blood drive and help bolster the community blood supply at a time when blood donations tend to decrease.
September 4, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
August 31, 2015
Portland Fire & Rescue and the American Red Cross are joining together for the second consecutive year for a Sept. 11 memorial blood drive. The blood drive will be held on Friday, Sept. 11 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Station 1, 55 SW Ash St.
August 25, 2015
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.