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If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Tony Briggs, External Communications Manager Southern California Blood Services Region
100 Red Cross Circle
Pomona, CA 91768
(909)859-7368 (p) | (909)374-0376 (c)
tony.briggs@redcross.org

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  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.
  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services
  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present
 
December 17, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can help save lives.
November 20, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with family and friends.
November 12, 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...
October 3, 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 30, 2014
After the success of his one-day blood drive in Houston, Fowler to donate $1,000 to the Red Cross for each registered blood donation from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, up to $75,000.
September 11, 2014
Karla Altamirano of Los Angeles has been named the American Red Cross Southern California Blood Services Region’s High School Leadership Award winner for 2014.
September 11, 2014
  Karla Altamirano of Los Angeles has been named the American Red Cross Southern California Blood Services Region’s High School Leadership Award winner for 2014.
September 9, 2014
  New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule...
August 6, 2014
   The 33rd Annual KLOS Blood Drive wrapped up in Southern California collecting 7853 units of blood. The five-day, 20-location event gave donors the opportunity to help prevent a serious blood shortage for local hospitals this summer.