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Come out to give blood or platelets May 26-30 and get a Red Cross visor, while supplies last
Come out to give blood or platelets June 30-July 5 for a Red Cross drawstring bag, while supplies last.


May 15, 2017
Get ready to Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve with the American Red Cross, Omaha’s Greatest Hits 99.9 KGOR and WOWT NBC Omaha. Now in its 24th year, the longest-running special event blood drive in the Red Cross Midwest Blood Services Region returns this year with two opportunities to give...
May 9, 2017
Ellie Miller sees the effect of blood donation firsthand. As a radiologic technologist, patient care is her favorite part of her job. To honor her patients and others in need of blood transfusions, she forgoes a party and presents on her birthday and instead throws an American Red Cross blood drive...
April 25, 2017
The American Red Cross and Real Country 97.3 KBLR are partnering to help save lives during the third annual Country in Your Blood drive. This year eligible blood donors will have two opportunities to give – Saturday, May 6, at Blair City Hall and Monday, May 15, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic...
April 21, 2017
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.   According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for...
April 18, 2017
A partnership that inspires hundreds of people to give blood in support of patients in need is now in its 14th year. The annual NTV Blood Drive with the American Red Cross returns to Grand Island, Kearney and Hastings Monday, May 1.   Every May since 2004, donors have rolled up a sleeve in...