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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.
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...
June 25, 2012
The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors –...
June 7, 2012
Giving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages.