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Southern Blood Services Region

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:

Kristen Stancil, External Communications Manager 
Southern Blood Services Region
9851 Commerce Way
Douglasville, GA 30135
0770) 852-4040 (p) | (678) 614-3643 (c)
kristen.stancil@redcross.org

 

 
January 2, 2015
January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.
December 17, 2014
Donors have a chance to end the year on a high note by donating blood with 13WMAZ and the American Red Cross Dec. 26-27 in Central Georgia. The winter months can be among the most challenging times of year for the Red Cross to collect enough blood and platelet donations. Many donors are busy with...
December 12, 2014
Blood donations often decline during the holidays; however, patients still need blood products. Donors can help ensure a stable blood supply by donating with the Atlanta Hawks and American Red Cross on Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Philips Arena.
November 25, 2014
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages 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 family and friends.
November 13, 2014
The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusions centers...
November 12, 2014
Kick off the holiday season and “Give Something that Means Something” with 41NBC/WMGT and the American Red Cross. Blood donations typically decline during the holidays and 41NBC/WMGT is asking the community to support its efforts to increase blood donations after Thanksgiving....
November 4, 2014
Roll up a sleeve and help patients in need by donating blood with the Deen Team and American Red Cross in Savannah on Friday, Nov. 21.
September 29, 2014
During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives and donation centers...