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Southern Blood Services Region

April 2, 2010
ATHENS, Ga. - On Monday, April 5, 2010, the American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region will attempt to break the world record of having the most people, wearing red, in the shape of a blood drop by forming “The Bulldog Nation Blood Drop.” The current record stands at 800...
February 19, 2010
Promotional Winners for the Southern Region July 2009 – January 2010 Give Blood & See America July – Larry Smith, Loganville, GA Aug – Dianne Franz, Savannah, GA Sept – Jennifer Young, East Point, GA   Bloodstock (Summer) Cody Rayburn, Columbus, GA Carol...
February 11, 2010
Blood donors from diverse backgrounds can take their place in history by making and keeping an appointment to help save a life during Black History Month.  
February 4, 2010
  WASHINGTON – As medical teams in Haiti continue to evaluate and treat the victims of the devastating earthquake, the American Red Cross is coordinating shipments of blood and blood products to Haiti at the request of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).  
January 20, 2010
ATLANTA – The American Red Cross needed help getting blood into Haiti this week and CBS News flew to the rescue.   The Red Cross has an agreement with the United Nations Mission Hospital in Haiti to send 13 units of blood every three weeks. The hospital called, asking for additional...
January 15, 2010
Bloodmobile unveiled at MLK March and Parade Atlanta, Ga. — The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region will unveil its new bloodmobile funded by the Nationwide Insurance Foundation on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. March and Parade.
January 14, 2010
January 12, 2010  - The American Red Cross made an appearance on the CBS Early Show this morning to recognize blood donors across the country and highlight the current need for O-Negative blood donations.
January 14, 2010
Presenting Donors May Win $1,000 Gift Card ATLANTA - It’s a brand new year, and while many are trying to stick to their new year’s resolution, others haven’t decided on one yet. Why not take this time to focus on what’s important – donating blood? The American Red...
January 14, 2010
Red Cross urging donors to give blood during critical time ATLANTA - As a result of the recent bad weather across the country, on the heels of the holiday season, the blood supply has drastically decreased in the Southern Blood Services Region. Type O negative and type B negative blood supplies...
November 4, 2009
Red Cross invites Gator and Bulldog fans to give blood during the Florida vs. Georgia Rematch Blood Drive SAVANNAH, Ga. – When it comes to football, do you bleed Bulldog “red and black” or Gator “orange and blue?”  Prove your team loyalty by giving blood at the...