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Southern Blood Services Region

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.
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.