Southwest Blood Services Region

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September 10, 2014
'Give a pint; get a pint’ Blue Bell offers incentive for blood donation at Chris Nikel drive   Hoping the Broken Arrow community will get a taste for helping save lives, Blue Bell is offering a sweet reward for all who come to give blood at the American Red Cross blood drive to be...
September 9, 2014
The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
August 27, 2014
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, those who come to give blood or platelets at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free...
August 13, 2014
On Thursday, August 28,  centerfielder Dexter Fowler is joining forces with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at the Greater Houston Area Chapter between 10am and 2pm.  Fowler and his wife, Aliya, will be onsite to spend time and take photos with those giving blood and...
June 26, 2014
 Gary Wilkins has spent a lifetime helping others both locally and around the country through his volunteer work at the American Red Cross. When he was seriously injured recently in a motorcycle accident, his family and friends decided to honor Wilkins’ spirit of giving and pay it...
June 19, 2014
Two Tulsa-area Junior ROTC programs are partnering with the American Red Cross to see which group can collect the most lifesaving blood. Members of Hale High School ROTC and Will Rogers High School ROTC are busy this summer recruiting blood donors for the blood drive challenge scheduled for June 24...
June 9, 2014
On June 13, the Rockdale community is invited to remember Naomi Ruelas by giving the gift of life at an American Red Cross blood drive to be held in her memory. Ruelas received many transfusions during her struggle with Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a rare disorder of the immune system...
May 19, 2014
The American Red Cross kicks off its 100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope. campaign on May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve. “Every day this summer is a chance to give a lifesaving gift,” said Tricia Quinn, CEO, Southwest Blood...
April 25, 2014
Statistics say 25 percent of the U.S. population will need blood at some point in their lives. Trinity Meadows Intermediate school nurse Alicia Dunn knows firsthand the importance of donations because both her husband and close friend have received blood while fighting cancer. Dunn is choosing to...
April 11, 2014
Potentially lifesaving blood donations can only come from generous volunteers. This April, during National Volunteer Month, the American Red Cross invites eligible donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and help meet the constant need for donated blood. Approximately 5,600 times a day...