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December 11, 2014
  The family of Liam Ison, aka “Legendary Liam” is asking the Mt. Sterling community to give blood in memory of their brave son who lost his battle with three congenital heart defects last May.  Liam received many blood products while undergoing treatment, including five open...
December 11, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2014) — Join the American Red Cross for a Louisville tradition! Help patients spending the holiday season in the hospital by donating blood at the 37th annual Holiday Hero Donorama, sponsored by KFC, on Monday, Dec. 29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30 from noon to 7 p.m. at the...
December 8, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2014) — The American Red Cross invites the community to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and give hope to patients in need by giving blood at the Columbus Donorama on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Commons, 300 Washington St....
November 14, 2014
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2014) — State bragging rights are on the line at the upcoming Governor’s Cup football game, when the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats face off. Whether you bleed blue or red, patients in the hospital will win...
November 13, 2014
  The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions...
November 11, 2014
  EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 11, 2014) — Make giving blood and helping to save lives part of your Thanksgiving tradition this year at the annual Give Thanks, Give Life blood drive, sponsored by the Red Cross Southwestern Indiana Chapter. The drive will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 6...
September 29, 2014
During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives and donation centers...
September 24, 2014
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 24, 2014) — Join Actors Theatre and the American Red Cross on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. downtown on Fourth Street Live! for a blood drive you can really sink your teeth into.
September 9, 2014
  The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving...
January 8, 2014
Urgent need for platelet, blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative   As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.