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Southern Blood Services Region

 
July 24, 2013
While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now blood products are being...
July 9, 2013
The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July. “We are counting on generous volunteer blood and platelet donors to step up...
June 20, 2013
The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourage all eligible blood donors to celebrate the release of this summer’s much-anticipated sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim by boosting the blood supply. From May 24 through July 31, all presenting blood donors are encouraged to visit...
June 10, 2013
The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14. This nationwide program will raise awareness about the importance of year-round blood dona
June 5, 2013
The Atlanta Braves and the American Red Cross are on the same team to help save lives!  The fifth annual Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive, co-sponsored by WSB-TV, 680 The Fan and ROCK 100.5, will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Turner Field’s 755 Club....
May 28, 2013
Paula Deen and her family are sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, June 14, 2013 in Savannah.  As long-time supporters of the Red Cross, the Deen family has donated blood and know the hard work that the Red Cross accomplishes with their blood donation drives, and ask their...
May 23, 2013
The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.
May 14, 2013
Summer is a time for fun in the sun, late nights with friends, and family vacations.  It’s also when blood donors are needed to help their community. 41 NBC and the American Red Cross are teaming up to host a Memorial Day blood drive.  Donors can find us at one of the following...
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,”...