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Southern Blood Services Region

 
April 10, 2013
About 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood; however, only three percent actually do. The American Red Cross is encouraging individuals to join those who have stepped up to help save lives by donating blood or platelets with its spring promotion, “Just 3% do, will you?...
February 28, 2013
Blood donors are Everyday Heroes who help save lives. During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to join their ranks. “Red Cross Month is an ideal time for people to show support for our mission,”...
January 28, 2013
February is Black History Month. African-Americans have played a critical role in the history of the American Red Cross, and in just a few short minutes, a blood donor can help change the course of history for a patient in need.
January 4, 2013
Planning your next Do-It-Yourself or home improvement project? Present to donate blood or platelets during the American Red Cross “Building a Better Blood Supply” promotion January 1 through March 31, 2013, for your chance to win a $1,000 gift card to a home improvement store. Whether...
January 4, 2013
The month of January has been dedicated to thank those who make a difference in their community by donating blood.  National Blood Donor Month is a time to show appreciation to volunteer blood donors and educate new donors about the importance of blood donation.   
December 20, 2012
The Atlanta Hawks and the American Red Cross are teaming up to “Raise the Red” on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Atlantic Station from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join the Hawks and the Red Cross for a blood drive inside of the former Fox Sports Grill.  Presenting donors will receive two...
December 12, 2012
Holiday shopping can be stressful, but picking out the perfect gift doesn’t have to be that hard. “Give Something That Means Something” this season with 13WMAZ and the American Red Cross.  Blood drives will be held on December 28 and 29 at the following locations: ...
November 28, 2012
Looking for the perfect gift?  Trying to find something for the person who has everything?  The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region Board of Directors invites you to "Give Something That Means Something" this holiday season.  Donate blood on Thursday, December...
November 26, 2012
Holiday shopping can be stressful, but picking out the perfect gift doesn’t have to be that hard. The American Red Cross asks donors to “Give Something That Means Something”  this season and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 gift card useable toward gas, rent, food or a...
November 6, 2012
The American Red Cross and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta want donors to enjoy a night out at the theater.  Presenting donors have an opportunity to win or save money on tickets to see “Flashdance the Musical” when it comes to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta February 5-10, 2013....