Southern Blood Services Region

 
August 24, 2011
ATLANTA – The summer is always a challenging time to collect enough blood to meet patients’ needs.  Hundreds of donors in this community responded to the appeal for blood issued in July.  However, the need still remains as the blood supply is not yet back up to adequate levels...
July 26, 2011
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons are throwing their support behind the American Red Cross and the tremendous need for blood in light of a critical blood shortage nationwide.  Fans are asked to “Rise Up & Give Blood” at the annual blood drive to be held on Aug. 3, 2011, from...
July 11, 2011
Red Cross extends blood drive hours and asks eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments ATLANTA – The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region is facing a critical blood shortage and today issued an appeal for blood donors.
June 15, 2011
Every day hundreds of people line up at Paula Deen’s Savannah restaurant, The Lady & Sons, to enjoy melt-in-your-mouth fried chicken from The Lady’s Southern Buffet, savor Paula’s famous chicken pot pie, or catch a glimpse of Paula and her sons, Jamie an
June 15, 2011
Summer is here and the supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in blood donations is typical during the summer as donors become busy with seasonal activities and overlook donating blood.  For this reason, it is important for eligible...
May 11, 2011
ATLANTA – Summer is almost here, and the race is on to help save lives as the Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts the fifth annual Drive for Life blood drive with the American Red Cross.  The blood drive will be held on Tuesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the Atlanta Motor Speedway...
April 27, 2011
New faces are appearing at American Red Cross blood donation centers throughout Georgia. The Southern Blood Services Region recently kicked off its “Bring A Friend” program. The program encourages current blood and platelet donors to help recruit new donors.
April 27, 2011
Presenting Donors Eligible to Win One of Two Pairs of Delta Air Lines Domestic Tickets   With the winter weather behind us, and the skies shining bright with sunshine, there’s no better time than now to plan your perfect vacation. Just in time, the American Red Cross is rewarding those...
January 24, 2011
Just weeks into the new year, the Southern Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross has already experienced one of its most difficult winters yet. As a result of last week’s winter storm, many Red Cross blood donation centers were closed and even more blood drives were cancelled...
January 14, 2011
Honor the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and help the American Red Cross at one of the toughest times of the year for the blood supply   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., helped to change the world over four decades ago. Now, with the simple, selfless act of blood donation, you too...