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Tennessee Valley

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present


Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Tiffany Taylor, External Communications Manager 
Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region
(205) 482-3867 (c)




October 25, 2016
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2016) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help stock the shelves before the busy holiday season. Many regular donors delay giving between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day because of holiday activities. This often causes a...
October 25, 2016
Thompson’s Station community encouraged to give blood
September 27, 2016
Free T-shirt and game tickets for all pre-registered presenting donors
August 30, 2016
Honor 9/11 victims and heroes by helping to ensure blood products are available NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11....
August 26, 2016
 Blood donations encouraged over the holiday weekend
August 23, 2016
Lawrenceburg community encouraged to give blood  
August 10, 2016
By: Candace Whitman Dressed in a white, Red Cross, short-sleeve button down, he can be seen blissfully walking through the halls of countless Tennessee schools and the American Red Cross Donor Center in Nashville where he is simply known as “the blood guy”.
August 8, 2016
 Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2016) — The American Red Cross and WKRN News 2 are teaming up to encourage eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note. The community is encouraged to roll up a sleeve...
July 27, 2016
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office won the American Red Cross-Saint Thomas ‘Give & Get’ Battle of the Badges blood drive competition between the Nashville Metro Police and Nashville Fire Departments. A special awards presentation will be held...