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Southern California Blood Services Region

September 3, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.   In early August, the Red Cross issued an urgent call for blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood to...
August 31, 2015
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.   “We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon...
August 6, 2015
The American Red Cross and KNX1070 NEWSRADIO are encouraging Southern Californians to roll up a sleeve and donate blood at the second annual KNX 1070 Blood Drive. The five-day event will be Aug. 29 through Sept. 2, 2015 at participating Red Cross blood centers.   Blood donations often...
August 1, 2015
On Friday, Aug. 21, residents of Carpinteria and surrounding communities are invited join Katherine “Kat” Pinedo and her family in helping save lives by giving blood at an American Red Cross blood drive in Kat’s honor.  
August 1, 2015
  The 34th annual KLOS Blood Drive concluded July 25 in Southern California collecting 5,874 pints of lifesaving blood.   The five-day, 20-location event, recognized as one of the largest media-sponsored blood drives in the country, gave donors the opportunity to help prevent a serious...
July 2, 2015
 “Meet” Hollywood’s biggest stars when you help save a life This summer, the American Red Cross and Madam Tussauds Hollywood are partnering to thank those who come out to donate blood or platelets with free admission to the Hollywood location. During June, July and August, on...
June 30, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give   The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 4, 2015
  The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Booster Clubs are partnering with the American Red Cross to hold the 17th annual Dodgers/Angels Boosters Blood Drive Saturday, June 20 at 13 locations throughout Southern California.
May 19, 2015
  Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100...
March 27, 2015
  LIFE Pacific College blood drive coordinator Carol Duzik won an American Red Cross We Challenge U contest rewarding her with a $500 gift card for her efforts.