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Southern Blood Services Region

 
December 21, 2015
As millions of Americans make their final gift purchases this holiday season, the American Red Cross reminds eligible donors to give the most meaningful gift of all – the gift of life – by donating blood or platelets.
December 11, 2015
The holiday season is a time for creating special memories with special people. However, holiday activities often conflict with donation appointments from regular blood donors. To help ensure blood is available for patients to create memories with loved ones, WSAV and Tanger Outlets Savannah are...
December 11, 2015
Blood donations often decline during the holidays, however, patients still need blood products from generous volunteer donors. That’s why the Atlanta Hawks are hosting their annual holiday blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Philips Arena. All...
December 10, 2015
The holidays are a busy time when many activities pull people away from their blood donation appointments, but the need for donors doesn’t take a break or holiday. To help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need, 13WMAZ is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross in Central...
November 20, 2015
This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges 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 loved ones.
November 6, 2015
Donors are encouraged to give with meaning this holiday season by donating blood with the American Red Cross and 41NBC/WMGT. Blood donations often decline from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, but volunteer donors are needed to help ensure a stable blood supply.
October 27, 2015
American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system. RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online from the...
October 12, 2015
This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.  
September 3, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday. In early August, the Red Cross issued an urgent call for blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood to donate...
September 2, 2015
Georgia State University and the University of Georgia are asking students, alumni, staff and fans to roll up a sleeve to help save lives. The schools are recruiting donors for the fifth annual GSU vs UGA Blood Drive Challenge with the American Red Cross.  The University of Georgia will hold a...