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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)

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
August 17, 2016
Baskin-Robbins invites donors to “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” Wednesday, Aug. 31 PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2016) — Summer may be hot, but blood donors can cool off with a sweet treat when they come out to help save lives. The American Red Cross and Baskin-Robbins invite donors to...
August 11, 2016
Portland resident received 187 units of blood, platelets and plasma after 2010 car crash PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 11, 2016) — For the fifth consecutive year, family and friends will hold a blood drive in honor of Cody Hermeling, who sustained life-threatening injuries in a car crash six years ago...
July 28, 2016
American Red Cross partners with Music Saves Lives to offer free VIP Access Passes to the Vans Warped Tour (July 28, 2016) — The American Red Cross and Music Saves Lives are working to increase blood donations this summer by offering free access passes to the Music Saves Lives VIP area at the...
July 26, 2016
(July 25, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is...
July 20, 2016
KGON 92.3 Classic Rock sponsors blood drive in three locations PORTLAND, Ore. (July 20, 2016) – 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 Your...
July 13, 2016
Donors needed to give blood to help address significant shortage   OREGON CITY, Ore. (July 13, 2016) — The Oregon City and surrounding communities are encouraged to help save lives by donating blood at the blood drive in honor of blood recipient Jordan Woods on July 21 from 1 to 6 p.m....
July 11, 2016
Donors needed to give blood to help address significant shortage HOOD RIVER, Ore. (July 11, 2016) — The Hood River community can help save lives at the annual Hood River Community Blood Drive on July 20 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way. Those who come to donate...
July 5, 2016
(July 5, 2016) — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
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