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River Valley

November 14, 2014
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2014) — State bragging rights are on the line at the upcoming Governor’s Cup football game, when the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats face off. Whether you bleed blue or red, patients in the hospital will win...
November 13, 2014
  The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions...
November 11, 2014
  EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 11, 2014) — Make giving blood and helping to save lives part of your Thanksgiving tradition this year at the annual Give Thanks, Give Life blood drive, sponsored by the Red Cross Southwestern Indiana Chapter. The drive will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 6...
September 29, 2014
During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives and donation centers...
September 24, 2014
  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 24, 2014) — Join Actors Theatre and the American Red Cross on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. downtown on Fourth Street Live! for a blood drive you can really sink your teeth into.
September 9, 2014
  The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving...
January 8, 2014
Urgent need for platelet, blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative   As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
July 10, 2013
Blood donations down about 10 percent in June   The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood and platelet donors of all blood types as many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
June 11, 2013
American Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye team up for World Blood Donor Day   The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 20, 2013
While Memorial Day may signal the unofficial start of summer, the holiday’s true meaning is inescapable for those wishing to honor members of the United States Armed Forces.  Making a blood donation through the American Red Cross is one way to pay homage to the service men and women who...