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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.
December 20, 2010
  Following a busy holiday weekend, Santa has one last gift to deliver.   LOUISVILLE, Ky.(December 20, 2010) – 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...
December 6, 2010
Tis the season when everyone‘s searching for the perfect gift that doesn’t break the bank. The perfect gift can be found without stepping foot into the mall, placing an order online or spending a dime. Give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood or platelets through the...
December 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, Friday, December 03, 2010 — At present, there are no specific federal recommendations regarding deferral of individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or other diseases that have been associated with Murine Leukemia Virus-related virus (XMRV) infection. Nevertheless, in the...