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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:

Todd Kulman, External Communications Manager
Great Lakes Blood Services Region
(517) 318-7447 (p) | (517) 896-4929 (c)
todd.kulman@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
November 27, 2015
This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges 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 loved ones.  
November 27, 2015
DETROIT, Mich. —   The American Red Cross needs donors of all blood types at a crucial time when donations tend to decline. Chevrolet dealership Buff Whelan has responded to the need by holding their annual winter blood drive on Friday, December 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  
October 28, 2015
Blood and platelet donors can save up to 15 minutes while helping save lives DETROIT, Mich. — American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.
October 27, 2015
Competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   FINAL SCORE: Updated 11-27-2015 -  Michigan      = 2,170 -  Ohio State   = 2,529
October 12, 2015
Students can now sign up to host winter blood drives, become eligible for scholarships Samantha Wesley of Clarkston, Michigan, was awarded one of six $1,000 American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives program scholarships for hosting a successful Red Cross blood drive last summer.
September 3, 2015
Donors needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply through the Labor Day weekend 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.
September 1, 2015
DETROIT, Mich. — Eligible donors are encouraged to roll up a sleeve and give in honor of all those who serve and sacrifice for our country at the annual Palace Blood Drive, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Palace of Auburn Hills’ North Pavilion, 6 ...
August 25, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations 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.