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Southern Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Kristen Stancil, External Communications Manager 
Southern Blood Services Region
9851 Commerce Way
Douglasville, GA 30135
(770) 852-4040 (p) | (678) 614-3643 (c)
kristen.stancil@redcross.org

 

 
November 8, 2016
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held in memory of Brian Sizemore on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hope Church located at 1970 Marietta Highway in Dallas. Brian was married to his wife Linda for 48 years and was the father of four and grandfather of 13. He recently passed...
October 24, 2016
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 in honor of 4-year-old Mykenzi Adams at Oak Hill Church of Christ in Covington. Last year, Mykenzi was diagnosed with stage 4 Neuroblastoma a type of cancer that occurs most often in infants and young children. Many cancer patients...
October 13, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for eligible donors to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Platelets, the clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment, must be transfused within five days of donation and,...