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Southern Blood Services Region

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,”...
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.