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Southern California Blood Services Region

 
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
July 26, 2016
(July 25, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is...
July 18, 2016
VENTURA, Calif. (July 18, 2016) — For the first time in eight years, the American Red Cross in Southern California has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
July 15, 2016
The 35th annual 95.5 KLOS Blood Drive, one of the largest media-sponsored blood drives in the country, is gearing up to help put an end to summer shortages of the community blood supply. Once again, the American Red Cross and 95.5 KLOS are coming together to rock Southern California’s...
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...