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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
 
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...