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Southern Blood Services Region

July 9, 2010
A chance to win. A reason to give. Join the Red, White & Vroom! Sweepstakes today! Voluntarily giving a blood donation is a great reward in itself, but the American Red Cross and Red Cross Racing are upping the ante by giving away a brand new car.
June 22, 2010
Making its last appearance in the Southeast, the farewell tour of The Phantom of the Opera is set to play at the Fox Theatre June 30-July 18. Before the show arrives, Atlanta-area residents are invited to help the community on June 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by donating blood at the American Red...
June 22, 2010
Edward, Jacob, and Bella are back, in “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”, and the American Red Cross, Virgin Mobile and 95-5 The BEAT have your midnight screening passes!
June 9, 2010
ALBANY, Ga. – In the summer, a baseball coach balances his busy work schedule while still making time to donate blood after the big game. A physical therapist works to better patient lives every day and helps save them by donating blood every eight weeks. What many don’t realize is that...
June 9, 2010
The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critically low levels. If you are a type O negative donor you can make the difference between an adequate blood supply and a summer shortage. Type O negative blood is always in high demand because it can be transfused to...
June 4, 2010
ATLANTA – The American Red Cross is putting out a special call to Hispanic Americans to donate blood this summer, starting with the World Blood Donor Day blood drive on June 14, 2010. The blood drive, sponsored by the Latin American Association and Univision Atlanta, will be held at the Latin...
June 3, 2010
      Be a part of an international event! Present to donate blood with the American Red Cross on World Blood Donor Day, Monday, June 14th, 2010, and join others around the world in our mission to ensure that a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood products is...
June 3, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The American Red Cross and 13WMAZ have partnered for the “Everyday Heroes Blood Drive,” telling individuals that no matter what your occupation, you could be a hero to someone this summer by giving blood. The blood drive will be held at the following locations on July...
April 23, 2010
ATHENS, Ga. - On Monday, April 5, 2010, students and supporters gathered at the University of Georgia football practice field in Athens in hopes of breaking the world record for the most people, wearing red, in the shape of a blood drop.