Southwest Blood Services Region

 
October 30, 2013
The American Red Cross is giving Muskogee residents an opportunity to kick off the holiday season by saving a life and sending a message to members of the U.S. armed forces at the same time. The community event, scheduled for Nov. 1 at Arrowhead Mall, includes a blood drive, and everyone who visits...
October 17, 2013
In many ways, Lybie Young is a typical 7-year-old who enjoys reading, playing outside with her little sister and dancing. But unlike most children, this young ballerina-in-training also has received 10 pints of lifesaving blood to treat gastrointestinal bleeds.  To help raise awareness of the...
October 16, 2013
Hoping the Tulsa community will get a taste for helping save lives, Blue Bell is offering a sweet reward for all who come to give blood during  their upcoming American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for Fri, Oct. 18. “We’re happy to be working with the Red Cross to collect...
October 9, 2013
  High school students across the country can help patients in need by donating blood and platelets, volunteering at blood drives and donation centers, and recruiting new donors with the American Red Cross. In turn, students can earn educational rewards for their community service as they get...
September 16, 2013
September is National Preparedness Month, a time for Americans to prepare for emergencies of all types, including ones that require blood transfusions. By giving blood through the American Red Cross, donors help ensure an adequate supply is available.
August 6, 2013
While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now blood products are being...
July 17, 2013
The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July. Nationwide, donations through the Red Cross were down approximately 10 percent in June,...
July 9, 2013
The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July. “We are counting on generous volunteer blood and platelet donors to...
July 3, 2013
Historically, during the summer months of June, July and August, about two fewer donors give blood at each American Red Cross blood drive than what patients need. But, this seasonal challenge can be overcome two generous donors at a time, at every blood drive, every day. Locally, MLB Outfielder...