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Southern Blood Services Region

 
May 31, 2012
Fourth Annual Nexcare give Program Thanks Blood Donors and Encourages Donations Year-Round Giving blood is timeless – and that’s the theme for this year’s campaign between the American Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages. Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood...
May 30, 2012
Blood Donations Typically Decline in Summer, Need Remains Constant Summer has become synonymous with superhero blockbusters, but there’s no need for tights and a cape to be someone’s hero. The Red Cross is asking local citizens to “Find the Hero In You” by giving blood or...
May 30, 2012
The American Red Cross has told its story of helping people in need for more than 100 years.  The story of Titanic’s maiden voyage has also been in the history books for 100 years. American Red Cross donors have a unique opportunity to see authentic artifacts recovered from the ship in...
January 30, 2012
Like the Emergency Room of a hospital, the American Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient emergencies with blood products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Through the everyday support and generosity of blood and platelet donors, the Red Cross can be prepared to do this day...
November 7, 2011
Both teams are asking fans for their blood and their votes during inaugural challenge.   Students and fans of Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia have taken their battle off the gridiron to help save lives through the inaugural “Rivals on the Field – Partners in the...
October 31, 2011
Center to Close June 30, 2012. Blood Drive Operations Will Not Be Impacted.   ALBANY, Ga. - The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region announced today that it has decided to delay the closure of its blood donation center in Albany to June 30, 2012.   
August 30, 2011
ATLANTA — Law enforcement officers around the nation work to protect our communities each and every day.  On Tuesday, Sept. 6, you can help these officers save more lives and honor those who have given their lives for our safety by donating blood to the American Red Cross at the DeKalb...
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.