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River Valley

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview please contact:

Communications:

Lindsay English 502-540-7092

lindsay.english@redcross.org


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September 2, 2014
 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2014) — Whether you bleed Cardinal red, Kentucky blue, Indiana crimson or Hilltopper red, we want you on the American Red Cross team! Come show your team pride and help save lives at the 2014 Bleed Red and Blue blood drive. The drive will be held on Wednesday,...
August 27, 2014
    LOUISVILLE, Ky., (Aug. 25, 2014) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and...
August 21, 2014
  JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (Aug. 21, 2014) — The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people answered the urgent call to donate issued on July 22. Right now, blood products are being distributed to hospitals as quickly as...
August 14, 2014
 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2014) — Grab a corn dog, check out the Midway, walk through the livestock exhibits---then make plans to donate blood with American Red Cross! The Red Cross is asking Kentucky State Fairgoers to help prevent a shortage and ensure an adequate supply for patients...
July 22, 2014
The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected. The...
July 1, 2014
Join the American Red Cross and help ensure a stable blood supply this summer by giving blood at the Celebrate Freedom Donorama, sponsored by the Red Cross Southwestern Indiana Chapter and Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. Come to donate on Monday, July 14, 2014 or Monday, July 21, 2014...
June 30, 2014
 Join the American Red Cross to help ensure a stable blood supply this summer by giving blood at the Holiday Hero Independence Day Blood Drive. Come to donate on July 8, 9, and 10 from noon to 7p.m. at Churchill Downs and receive one free admission ticket to Kings Island and a coupon for a...
June 25, 2014
The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday. With blood and platelet donation appointments currently lower than what is needed to maintain a sufficient blood supply, donors...
June 11, 2014
The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the sixth annual Nexcare give program. The Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to give, especially those with types O negative, B negative...