Newsroom Archive

Southeastern Michigan

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...
March 23, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. — The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.   Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S....
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.  
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