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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

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

 

Media Contact

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

Lindsay English, External Communications Manager 
River Valley Blood Services Region
(502) 540-7092 (p) (502) 475-2084 (c)
lindsay.english@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
August 19, 2015
 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2015) — 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 an emergency blood shortage and ensure an adequate...
August 19, 2015
WAVE 3 News Anchor Dawne Gee is partnering with the American Red Cross to encourage blood donations with a SleevesUp campaign, a unique online tool designed to encourage blood donation. With the help of the Red Cross, Gee created a virtual blood drive and is asking donors across “WAVE Country...
August 3, 2015
 The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in honor of 4-year-old Logan Collins. This is the second year Logan’s parents, Laura and Josh, have worked with the Red Cross to encourage others to give blood in honor of their son. Last June, Logan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic...
July 15, 2015
 This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.
July 6, 2015
  This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.
July 1, 2015
  This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.
June 29, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage. The call for donations is supported by a recent survey of Red Cross blood and platelet donors showing that more than 40 percent plan to travel the week before or...
June 18, 2015
  BEDFORD, Ky. (June 18, 2015) — A special blood drive is being held on Tuesday, June 30, in memory of Trimble County High School student, Christopher Goodin.  This is the second year the school system has hosted the blood drive in Christopher’s memory. He passed away two...
June 17, 2015
  This summer, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets at select blood drives with a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket.
June 4, 2015
  The River Valley Blood Services Region cordially invites you to the  2015 Annual Board of Directors Meeting Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Noon – 1:30 p.m. EST American Red Cross Auditorium – 2nd floor 510 E Chestnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky  Board Member Elections