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December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
November 14, 2016
   EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 7, 2016) — This Thanksgiving season, the American Red Cross and WEVV 44News are inviting individuals to give something that means something – a blood donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season...
October 25, 2016
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 24, 2016) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help stock the shelves before the busy holiday season. Many regular donors delay giving between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day because of holiday activities. This often causes a...
September 16, 2016
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2016) — September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and the American Red Cross, Sickle Cell Association of Kentuckiana (SCAK) and the Louisville Urban League are teaming up to host Louisville’s first community blood drive aimed at raising...
September 1, 2016
  LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — The American Red Cross is supporting 9/11 Day by offering the community an opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. A special Holiday Hero blood drive will be held Wednesday, September...
August 30, 2016
Honor 9/11 victims and heroes by helping to ensure blood products are available LOUISVILLE, KY  — The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an  opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept....
August 26, 2016
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2016) — The American Red Cross, Actors Theatre, Fifth Third Bank and 106.9 Play are teaming up for a “fang-tastic” cause: a blood drive guaranteed to frighten vampires and help patients in need this fall. The 12th annual Actors Theatre Dracula...
August 4, 2016
By: Rhiannon Gilbert If one were to donate a pint of blood at an American Red Cross blood drive in Louisville, Ky., chances are they would encounter an outgoing, elderly gentleman wearing a decorated Red Cross vest and carrying a piece of paper with his story in his pocket.