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March 1, 2011
President Barack Obama has proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the United States, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need.
March 1, 2011
Patients in need of transfusions can’t rely on the luck of the Irish to replenish the blood supply. 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 generous volunteer donors. The American Red Cross invites all...
February 25, 2011
Across the country, the American Red Cross is reminding communities that March is Red Cross Month, a time to commemorate Red Cross involvement. In the United States, nearly five million people need blood transfusions each year. By making an appointment to give blood this month, you can help the Red...
February 10, 2011
Communities across the country have been hit by another round of severe winter storms.  The American Red Cross has been forced to cancel over 750 blood drives nationwide, resulting in a shortfall of more than 28,000 blood donations since January 1.  Locally, winter weather in the River...
February 3, 2011
The massive winter storm that pounded much of the United States this week increased the number of canceled blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross to nearly 23,000 since January 1 , 694 of which were in Kentuckiana since January 1.  The situation continues to stress the Red...
January 25, 2011
Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross, 399 of which were in the River Valley Region. The severity of the impact has stressed even the...
January 23, 2011
The Big Ten schools enjoy friendly rivalries and competing on the playing field, but they share a common cause. They all are helping save lives in the second annual American Red Cross Big Ten Challenge. Partnering with the American Red Cross and the Big Ten Network, the goal of the challenge is to...
January 5, 2011
In conjunction with the new season of ABC's "The Bachelor," the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood.
December 28, 2010
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of blood donors who roll up their sleeves to help patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate blood...
December 27, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 27, 2010) – Blood donation is the perfect gift for patients in need.