Newsroom Archive

Southern Blood Services Region

October 12, 2012
An estimated 12 million Americans are presently living with or have been diagnosed with cancer. Many cancer patients need blood and blood products as a result of cancer treatments or to help treat the cancer itself. You can help those battling cancer by donating blood or platelets with the American...
October 4, 2012
The leaves are changing colors and temperatures are dropping. One thing that remains the same is the constant need for blood. The American Red Cross asks donors to “Give Something That Means Something” for a chance to win a $1,000 gift card useable toward gas, rent, food or tickets to...
October 4, 2012
AMC and the American Red Cross have joined forces for “The American Red Cross Zombie Blood Drive” – a campaign that kicks off September 24 and runs through October 22. 
September 10, 2012
Georgia State University and the University of Georgia are facing off to see which school can recruit the most blood donors.  Students, staff, alumni and fans are asked to roll up a sleeve to help patients in need and show their support for GSU or UGA. The University of Georgia will hold a...
August 26, 2012
As communities throughout the Southeast brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac, the American Red Cross urges everyone to be prepared for this and other emergencies. One way to help your community be prepared is by donating blood prior to the storm’s arrival.
August 6, 2012
Join the Atlanta Falcons and the American Red Cross for “Rise Up & Give Blood”.  The blood drive, sponsored by the Atlanta Falcons, the Georgia Dome and The Home Depot, will be held Monday, August 13, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georgia Dome – Gate D. 
July 25, 2012
Presenting Blood and Platelet Donors at participating blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free haircut in August The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up during the month of August to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.”...
July 19, 2012
Just a few additional blood donors at remaining blood drives could boost supply With extreme heat keeping some donors at home and severe storms forcing the cancellation of dozens of blood drives earlier in the month, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for donors of all blood...
July 3, 2012
The Atlanta Braves are stepping up to the plate to help strikeout summer blood shortages.  The Braves are partnering with the American Red Cross for the fourth annual Atlanta Braves All American Blood Drive at the 755 Club at Turner Field on Monday, July 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...
June 19, 2012
Being a hero doesn’t require special powers or even a special set of skills.  It can be as simple as helping a neighbor in need.  You can become an Everyday Hero in your community by donating blood this Fourth of July season.