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Southern Blood Services Region

 
February 26, 2015
As severe winter weather begins to clear and it is considered safe to travel, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment to donate and help replenish the blood supply. The recent severe winter weather forced the cancellation of 36 Red Cross blood...
February 20, 2015
The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region is excited to provide a new opportunity for volunteers to help save lives. Volunteer couriers are needed to assist the Red Cross by ensuring blood and blood products are delivered to hospitals in a reliable and timely manner.
February 18, 2015
In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross...
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.