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February 26, 2013
Patients in need of transfusions can’t rely on the luck of the Irish to replenish the blood supply. Each day an average of 44,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States and that blood can only come from generous volunteer donors.
December 18, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 18, 2012) – This holiday season, the American Red Cross asks Kentuckiana to support its mission by giving something meaningful -- giving hope to those in need. Something meaningful like a blood donation is a gift that doesn’t cost a thing but can give joy and...
November 26, 2012
During the 2012 holiday season, the American Red Cross asks everyone to support its mission by giving something meaningful -- giving hope to those in need.
November 14, 2012
Throughout the year, dedicated donors take time out of their day to help strangers in need. During this season of giving thanks, the American Red Cross is showing its appreciation to all presenting blood donors at the Give Thanks, Give Life Blood Drive by offering them a free pumpkin pie.  All...
September 4, 2012
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – During summer holidays, like Labor Day, lifesaving blood donations sometimes decline. As donors pack their schedules full of activities, little time is left to donate.  A national appeal for donors issued in late June briefly stopped a decline in the Red Cross blood...
August 27, 2012
As the summer winds down and individuals and families look forward to the Labor Day holiday, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that patients can’t take a holiday from needing blood or platelets. To help ensure an adequate blood supply this Labor Day holiday, from August 30 to...
August 21, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 21, 2012) – Calling all Cats and Cards! Blood donors can show their school spirit prior to the annual UK vs. UL football game by donating at the Governor’s Cup Blood Drive. Fans of these two rival schools are working together for blood recipients. 
August 1, 2012
The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer.
July 11, 2012
(Evansville, Ind.) - Certain times of the year present unique challenges to the nation’s blood supply – most typically around holidays. Summer vacations and activities fill donors’ schedules, leaving little time to donate. Blood donations often decline when this occurs. Please...
June 28, 2012
With the extended Independence Day holiday weekend approaching, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment within the next few days to help reverse a declining blood supply. This year’s mid-week Independence Day holiday has reduced the...