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March 2, 2012
HARRISBURG, Ill. (March 2, 2012) – The American Red Cross continues to provide assistance across the area as they help those affected by recent storms. In Harrisburg, Ill., several upcoming blood donation opportunities exist to help hospital patients in need. 
February 22, 2012
During Red Cross Month this March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides.
February 20, 2012
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. The American Red Cross invites all...
February 7, 2012
On February 18, Louisville Urban League will honor Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American blood specialist, surgeon, educator and scientist by hosting a blood drive in his memory.  In 1941, Dr. Drew became the first medical director of the first American Red Cross blood bank. 
January 11, 2012
  Indiana University and the University of Illinois enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they also share a common cause. They are helping save lives through the American Red Cross Border Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to have Indiana University students,...
December 27, 2011
Blood donation is the perfect gift for patients in need. The 34th Annual American Red Cross Donorama Blood Drive celebrates that spirit of generosity by bringing together 1,500 blood donors over two days who will donate the perfect gift to patients. 34th Annual Louisville Donorama Blood Drive...
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...