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Southern Blood Services Region

 
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...
January 14, 2011
The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region reports that inclement weather over the past few days has resulted in more than 2,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to blood donation center closures, cancelled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend...
January 11, 2011
The American Red Cross reports that inclement weather on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 10 and 11, has resulted in more than 1,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to blood donation center closures, cancelled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend blood drives....
January 6, 2011
“The Bachelor” Episode Featuring A Group Date to Film American Red Cross Public Service Announcements Airs Monday, January 10, on ABC WASHINGTON — In conjunction with the new season of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show...
December 20, 2010
One of the most memorable lines from Frank Capra’s 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is when Zuzu Bailey recalls, “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.”
October 22, 2010
Some people are into music. Others are into sports. Leanna Brown of Watkinsville, Ga., is into a lot of things: traveling, books and movies, the Atlanta Braves and the University of Georgia.
October 15, 2010
Two hard-working students were named the winners of the American Red Cross summer scholarship program, BloodStock. Tori Davis, a senior at Spalding High School in Griffin, Ga., is the winner of the $2,000 scholarship.
October 4, 2010
The second annual Atlanta University Center National Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive was recently held on the campus of Morehouse College.
October 1, 2010
ALBANY, Ga.– Winona Greenway of Albany, Ga., is planning a vacation!  Greenway was the recent winner of the World Blood Donor Day promotion from the American Red Cross.  Greenway entered and won the raffle, affording her two round-trip international Delta Air Lines tickets.