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Southeastern Michigan

June 25, 2012
  The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors...
June 8, 2012
  Focusing on the idea that every one of us can become a hero by giving blood will be the focus of World Blood Donor Day on June 14. “The need for blood is universal, just like air or water,” said Diane E. Ward, CEO for the Southeastern Michigan Blood Services Region of the...
June 8, 2012
  Summer means sun, fun and sometimes, a drop in blood donations. That’s because school’s out, and some donors who regularly give throughout the academic year might wait until fall before donating blood again.
May 8, 2012
  Watch this message from active duty supporters of the American Red Cross blood program:   
February 29, 2012
Volunteer networks honored during Red Cross Month For 131 years, the American Red Cross has been a place where people mobilize to help their neighbors during times of great need. And each spring, the U.S. President acknowledges that role and encourages volunteerism and blood donation by proclaiming...
February 29, 2012
Honor the history, join the giving: March is Red Cross Month Community members encouraged to give blood  Years can be counted. Timelines can be drawn. But the number of lives affected throughout the history of the American Red Cross is boundless.
February 1, 2012
    Students today have more power than they think. And it’s a power that comes from within. By becoming involved with blood donation activities, students from elementary through high school have an opportunity to effect change by helping to save lives.
February 1, 2012
  Absence makes the heart grow fonder, except when you’re talking about blood donors. Every day, hospital patients depend on steady and consistent blood donations from volunteer donors for the blood they may need for ongoing and emergency medical care. And with February being American...
January 12, 2012
  Red Cross donors encouraged to make appointments Time flies. And the start of a New Year reminds us there’s no time better than now to start a tradition or renew old acquaintances. In the case of blood donation, that one little act of rolling up your sleeve through your American Red...