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The American Red Cross Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region depends on news media to help us ensure blood is available whenever someone sick or badly injured needs it. If you are a member of the media and need further assistance to make your story happen, please contact the Communications/Public Relations Department:

Regina Raccuglia Conway | External Communications Manager
Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications

American Red Cross
2201 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 346-7810 (p) | (615) 330-9819 (c)

regina.conway@redcross.org 
Twitter: @RedCrossTVR

 
October 8, 2014
  ANTIOCH, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2014) — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in honor of longtime Lighthouse Christian School teacher, Deb Castle, who is battling a rare form of cancer called sarcoma.
October 8, 2014
  Lotz House is proud to partner with the American Red Cross for the second annual blood drive on the battlefield, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin. Lotz House was ground zero for five of the bloodiest hours of the battle, which occurred on Nov. 30, 1864. Thousands...
September 29, 2014
  During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign. All presenting blood and platelet donors at Red Cross blood drives and donation...
September 18, 2014
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2014) —  Join the Nashville Predators and the American Red Cross on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Bridgestone Arena from noon to 8p.m. Show your support by donating blood to help area hospital patients in need and then stay and root on the Predators as they...
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. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving...
August 27, 2014
    NASHVILLE, Tenn., (Aug. 25, 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...
August 22, 2014
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2014) — The Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers and the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders are preparing to roll up their sleeves and go to battle against each other to see who can bring in the most blood donations for the American Red Cross....
August 13, 2014
 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2014) —The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people answered the urgent call to donate issued on July 22. Right now, blood products are being distributed to hospitals as quickly as...
August 5, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2014) — The Nashville Predators are partnering with the American Red Cross to encourage more donations and prevent a looming blood shortage. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer...
July 22, 2014
News Release   American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 22, 2014) – The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all...