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Current News & Promotions for Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region


Honor those lost by helping to save lives through a generous blood donation.
Give blood in honor of Shippensburg High School alumnus, father of two Marines and loving husband Brian Ocker on April 10, 2017.


March 23, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care  BALTIMORE, Md. (March 23, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross...
March 14, 2017
West Virginia House of Delegates and Senate celebrate Red Cross during Red Cross Month.  CHARLESTON, W.V. (March 9, 2017) — Red Cross employees and volunteers were celebrated on Monday, March 6, in the Capitol of West Virginia for the state’s Red Cross Day. 
March 1, 2017
All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.  
February 23, 2017
Red Cross seeks volunteer transportation specialists Johnstown, PA Monday, February 20, 2017 — Every two seconds a patient in the United States needs a blood transfusion. As the single largest supplier of blood products to hospitals in the U.S., the American Red Cross is seeking volunteer...
February 15, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.   Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world....