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Southern California Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • 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

 

Media Contact

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

Tony Briggs, External Communications Manager 
Southern California Blood Services Region
(909) 859-7368 (p) (909) 374-0376 (c)
tony.briggs@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
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.
January 29, 2015
As parts of the East Coast recover from a severe winter storm, an American Red Cross blood drive will be featured as a segment on the nationally-syndicated television program, “The Doctors” on Jan. 30. The blood drive highlights National Blood Donor Month. This special month has been...
January 7, 2015
January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.
January 2, 2015
The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.
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...