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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...
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...