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Southwest Blood Services Region

 
January 24, 2011
Call is issued for all eligible donors to help replenish decreasing supply Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross. The severity of the...
January 13, 2011
This week’s winter storm has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives along the eastern seaboard, causing a shortfall of more than 8,000 blood donations in the southeast and northeast corners of the country.  
January 5, 2011
  Attention guys and gals!  Strap on your blue suede shoes and put on your best poodle skirts.  It’s time to Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve with the American Red Cross and Elvis Presley Enterprises.  
January 5, 2011
Dallas Police and Dallas Fire Rescue to help American Red Cross in blood drive Every year the blood reserves drop to dangerous levels and victims of accidents or illnesses could be in danger for lack of adequate blood supply, especially after the Holidays.
October 21, 2010
In honor of the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the football field, Tulsa alumni from The University of Tulsa and The University of Notre Dame are using their rivalry to do good for the community. The “Blue and Gold Challenge” will see which alumni group can collect the...
October 5, 2010
Ghastly.  Ghoulish.  Ghostly.  Giving?  Redefine Halloween by donating blood.  It could save the life of a ghost or goblin close to you. October is here.  For many of us, thoughts drift to candy, costumes and carving pumpkins.  But for many patients at area...
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...