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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.
May 21, 2012
Memorial Day weekends are always packed full of fun summer activities. But as individuals and families kick-off their summer plans, it’s important to remember that the need for blood does not take a summer holiday. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need this Memorial Day,...
May 15, 2012
During the summer months, blood donations often decrease, while the need for blood remains constant. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, the American Red Cross is encouraging all eligible blood donors to make donating blood or platelets a part of their summer plans. From May...
April 9, 2012
Results are in for the 2012 American Red Cross Border Challenge. Six universities in the Big Ten Conference competed against their neighboring state’s university by encouraging students, staff, faculty and alumni to give blood on behalf of their school. In total, 2,716 pints of blood were...