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December 19, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 19, 2011) – Santa Claus will be very busy over the next few days. But as soon as his busy holiday is over, he will still have one last gift to deliver. Santa will donate whole blood at the American Red Cross to help announce the 34th Annual Donorama! WHAT:  ...
November 14, 2011
This Thanksgiving, you can give a hospital patient another reason to be thankful by donating blood or platelets. A single blood donation can help save up to three lives and give patients in need another opportunity to celebrate holidays with their loved ones. During this season of giving thanks,...
November 9, 2011
The American Red Cross is asking people to roll up their sleeves and give blood or platelets this Veterans Day weekend to honor those who have served their country. At the same time, anyone who comes to donate will have the opportunity to sign a card and include a personal message that will become...
September 13, 2011
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.  “No matter which team you are cheering for...
August 29, 2011
Since Hurricane Irene began its path along the East Coast, the storm has forced the cancellation of nearly 60 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than 2,000 blood and platelet donations. Additional blood drives are expected to be canceled or postponed in the coming...
August 19, 2011
Keebler to donate more than 12 million cookies for blood drives nationwide (August 19, 2011) – Each day an average of 38,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States, and that blood can only come from volunteer donors. As a way of recognizing these generous individuals for...
August 8, 2011
All blood types and platelet donors still needed. The American Red Cross needs more than 500,000 blood donors nationwide just in August to continue rebuilding the already fragile blood supply.
July 26, 2011
American Red Cross blood supplies remain at seriously low levels even after thousands of area residents responded to the national appeal for blood donors, which began on July 11. Blood products are going out to area hospitals just as quickly as donations are coming in, according to the Red Cross.
July 11, 2011
Due to a critical shortage of donated blood across the nation, the American Red Cross – the single largest supplier of blood products in the United States – is asking eligible donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give blood as soon as possible.
June 30, 2011
With the long 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. “The blood supply is in decline as many of our regular donors take...