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Southeastern Michigan

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

 

 

 

 
June 30, 2015
DETROIT, Mich.,  — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
May 18, 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 days of hope...
March 11, 2015
Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.
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...