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Southwest Blood Services Region

 
October 27, 2015
American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system. RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online from the...
October 15, 2015
Ghastly. Ghoulish. Ghostly. Giving? Redefine Halloween by donating blood at the Mix 96 and American Red Cross HemoGoblin blood drive scheduled for Halloween afternoon. During October, thoughts drift to candy, costumes and carving pumpkins. But for many patients at area hospitals, the only treat...
October 12, 2015
This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.  
September 2, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday. In early August, the Red Cross issued an urgent call for blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood to donate...
August 31, 2015
The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood or volunteering their time with the Red Cross. 9/11 Day was launched in 2002 as an annual day of service to honor the victims and heroes of Sept. 11...
August 28, 2015
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September. “We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a...
August 28, 2015
 As the American Red Cross summer campaign, “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope” draws to a close; the Red Cross still needs eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. One Dallas-area business is stepping up to...
August 20, 2015
The American Red Cross faces  a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and calls on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. To help promote the need for blood from Aug. 24 through Aug. 29 all those...
August 20, 2015
Rusty Roberts is known to family and friends as being the life of the party and the first to lend a helping hand. Recently, Roberts was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, which requires him to receive a kidney transplant. Roberts’ friends and family are using the search for a...
August 4, 2015
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using...