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May 27, 2010
Join Red Cross Racing, donate blood and get points – or give points Memorial Day is a special holiday in America because it commemorates U.S. men and women who died during their military service. This year, the Red Cross asks you to honor our brave service members and help save lives...
May 24, 2010
Campaign honors fallen officers, raises awareness of need for blood Throughout the month of June, the American Red Cross will participate in the statewide Fallen Officer Blood Drive Campaign.  This is the fourth year the Red Cross will host blood drives across Indiana to honor fallen...
May 17, 2010
With busy summer schedules and vacations, it can be challenging for even the most committed donors to find time to give blood. That’s why the American Red Cross is asking for your help to remind all interested and eligible donors that no matter what their plans, they can be a lifesaver this...
February 24, 2010
After a month of good-natured rivalry, Penn State University and the University of Minnesota walked away with awards from the American Red Cross Big Ten Blood Drive Challenge. However, the real winners from this friendly competition were patients in need across the United States who could benefit...
February 20, 2010
As emergency relief efforts continue in Haiti, the nation recognizes March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross takes this time to honor the valuable contributions of generous volunteers whose commitment makes its work possible. March was first declared Red Cross Month in 1943, when President...
February 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, February 3, 2010 - As medical teams in Haiti continue to evaluate and treat the victims of the devastating earthquake, the American Red Cross is coordinating shipments of blood and blood products to Haiti at the request of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Today, the American...
January 16, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 15, 2010 – The American Red Cross needed help getting blood into Haiti this week and CBS News flew to the rescue. The Red Cross has an agreement with the United Nations Mission Hospital in Haiti to send 13 units of blood every three weeks. The hospital called, asking for...
January 14, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010 - The American Red Cross is sending money, supplies and staff to Haiti to support relief efforts after Tuesday's earthquake, which caused catastrophic damage and loss of life. The Red Cross is contributing an initial $1 million from the International Response Fund to...
December 31, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 3o, 2009) – The 31st annual American Red Cross Donorama blood drive concluded today with 1,432 blood donations, just shy of the 1,500 donation goal for Louisville’s largest American Red Cross blood drive.  
December 30, 2009
The Red Cross recognizes and thanks the nearly 4 million donors who roll up their sleeves and give hope to patients in need January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross recognizes and thanks the nearly 4 million donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and give...