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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 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

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

Regina Conway, External Communications Manager 
Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region
(615) 346-7810 (p) (615) 330-9819 (c)
regina.conway@redcross.org

 

 

 

 
March 3, 2015
The American Red Cross youth program offers an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to participate in hosting a Red Cross blood drive at your school. It is a great classroom or school activity that is fun, educational and supports the community!
February 25, 2015
Support the American Red Cross and become an everyday hero March is Red Cross Month   In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive.  
February 23, 2015
Red Cross asks blood donors to give as weather clears Severe winter weather causes the cancellation of over 2,000 blood product donations   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 23, 2015) — When severe winter weather begins to clear and it is considered safe to travel, the American Red Cross is...
February 16, 2015
Red Cross blood drives canceled due to severe winter weather Blood donation encouraged once travel is safe   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 16, 2015) — Due to recent severe winter weather, the following American Red Cross blood drives and donation center are canceled:  
February 13, 2015
American Red Cross “Battle for Blood” begins Kore Medical invites the community to help save lives by donating blood     NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Kore Medical are out for blood in Nashville! Sign your business or organization up to...
January 26, 2015
Special blood drive held in honor of Faith Grier Williamson County community encouraged to give blood
December 18, 2014
New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives Resolve to give blood or platelets, and encourage others, during National Blood Donor Month   Monday, Dec. 18, 2014 — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross...
December 18, 2014
Give one last gift this holiday season, give blood or platelets Eligible donors asked to give the gift that can help save lives this holiday season   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 18, 2014 ) — This holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients...
November 13, 2014
American Red Cross and Suburban Propane nationwide partnership expansion fuels blood donations ‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October  
November 11, 2014
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov.11, 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,...