Southern Blood Services Region

The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region depends on news media to help us ensure blood is available whenever someone sick or badly injured needs it. If you are a member of the media and need further assistance to make your story happen, please contact the Communications/Public Relations Department:



Kristen Stancil
Program Manager, Communications
Southern Blood Services Region
9851 Commerce Way
Douglasville, GA 30135
(770) 852-4040 (p)
(678) 614-3643 (c)
(770) 949-7174 (f)


February 28, 2014
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross would like to recognize the nation’s Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need.
January 31, 2014
As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations. Since the beginning of January, winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in more than 600 Red Cross blood drive...
January 2, 2014
Throughout National Blood Donor Month this January, the American Red Cross is celebrating the lifesaving contribution blood and platelet donors make to modern healthcare. On average, the Red Cross must collect about 15,000 pints of blood every day to meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,...
December 12, 2013
The Red Cross typically sees a decline in donations during the winter holiday season. Individuals can help the Red Cross and hospital patients this month while discovering the true meaning of the season by giving a generous gift of a blood or platelet donation. Each donation made can help save up...
November 25, 2013
You can give the gift that spreads more than holiday cheer – a blood donation through the American Red Cross. 41NBC and the Red Cross are teaming up to help increase blood donations on November 29 and 30, 2013 at these locations: STARBUCKS 2400 North Columbia Street, Milledgeville, Ga. 31061...
November 8, 2013
The holidays are approaching and while you’re searching for the perfect gift, consider giving the gift of life.  ‘Give Something That Means Something’ by donating blood with the Deen family and the American Red Cross.  Paula Deen Enterprises is sponsoring its sixth blood...
November 4, 2013
The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means Something winter campaign runs...