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Southwest Blood Services Region

September 1, 2010
Labor Day is often referred to as “summer’s last hurrah,” a final goodbye to road trips and fun in the sun.  Thinking about it is enough to take the air right out of your tires! That’s why the American Red Cross is inviting you to celebrate summer’s end by getting...
August 23, 2010
Tony Stewart Joins Greg Biffle in the Race Where Everyone Wins   The American Red Cross welcomes two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ champion Tony Stewart to the Red Cross Racing team. Stewart joins fellow NASCAR driver and American Red Cross spokesperson Greg Biffle, who is excited to...
August 18, 2010
Pencils, notebooks and new shoes!  Late summer is a busy shopping time for parents of school-aged children. Now that the kids are back in school and there’s a little more time to relax, consider making an appointment to give blood with the American Red Cross.  Your reward for buying...
August 2, 2010
 Go to and Enter the Red, White & Vroom! Sweepstakes Plus, One Lucky Person Wins a $100 Gas Card Each Day:  Aug. 1 – Sept. 15  
July 19, 2010
For the third year in a row the American Red Cross announces a partnership between the Athletic Departments of Union and Jenks High Schools to collect 1,000 units of blood this summer. The campaign called “Save a Life Summer” kicked off on June 30th at the American Red Cross Southside...
June 28, 2010
  American Red Cross joins Operation Oklahoma (June 22, 2010…Tulsa, OK)  The American Red Cross will be joining the list of important events during this year’s Operation Oklahoma with blood drives scheduled around the state.
June 3, 2010
The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in blood donations is typical during the summer as donors become busy with seasonal activities and overlook donating blood. For this reason, it is important for eligible donors with blood type O...
March 10, 2010
March is Red Cross Month. As part of that, the Oklahoma State Capitol partners with the Red Cross for an annual Red Cross day and blood drive at the Capitol.
December 8, 2009
The next time you want to donate blood and need to find an American Red Cross blood drive near you, the answer may be as close as your mobile phone. The Red Cross Blood Services, South Central Division announces the implementation of a mobile media program offering people the opportunity to sign...