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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:

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

 

 

 

 
September 1, 2016
  STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — One of the top Chevrolet dealerships in Michigan is once again joining forces with the American Red Cross to help ensure blood products are available for those who need them.  Buff Whelan Chevrolet, 40445 Van Dyke Avenue, Sterling Heights, is hosting...
August 29, 2016
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Each year many Americans observe the anniversary of 9/11 by donating blood with the American Red Cross. Eligible donors are encouraged to roll up a sleeve and honor all those who serve and sacrifice for our country at the 15th...
July 26, 2016
  DETROIT - While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available...
July 5, 2016
DETROIT — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.  
June 7, 2016
  DETROIT, Mich.  — The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.  
May 25, 2016
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — One of the top Chevrolet dealerships in Michigan is once again joining forces with the American Red Cross to help ensure blood products are available for those who need them.  Buff Whelan Chevrolet (40445 Van Dyke Avenue, Sterling Heights, south of 18 Mile Road...
April 26, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. — May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs.   Each year, trauma accounts for approximately 41...
April 6, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. —  The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need.   More than 3 million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. The Red Cross...