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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:

Angie Bermudez, External Communications Manager 
Southeasten Michigan & Western Lake Erie Blood Services Region
(313) 576-4184 (p) (313) 530 - 6040 (c)
angie.bermudez@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
February 25, 2015
Utica, Mich. — While many students were enjoying a holiday break from school in December 2014, Kaitlyn Lusk of Utica, Michigan, was planning to help save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. The Central Michigan University student earned a $1,000 scholarship as a result of her...
February 24, 2015
In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross...
February 12, 2015
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan and the American Red Cross partner to help save lives Two iconic organizations are joining together once again to help save lives. Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) and the American Red Cross are hosting “Give Blood. Get a Cookie.” blood...
January 16, 2015
ANN ARBOR, Mich., - Since 2003, students and fans of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University are taking advantage of the competitive atmosphere between schools to help save lives through their annual Face-Off Blood Challenge. This year is no exception. From January 19 through...
January 5, 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.
November 26, 2014
Give something that means something and help save a life 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...
November 13, 2014
‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October 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...
November 3, 2014
Competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   For more than 30 years strong, students and fans of the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University have taken their battle off the field to help save lives through their annual Blood Battle. This year is no...
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...
September 10, 2014
Event Relocated to Great Lakes Golf and Sports Complex   Due to an unanticipated scheduling conflict, the American Red Cross must change the location of the September 11th Give Blood to Honor Our Heroes blood drive at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The blood drive will now be held at Great...