Newsroom Archive


September 9, 2013
Madison Public Safety, 'Never Forget' blood drive commemorates Sept. 11 MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 6, 2013) - Every day, the public relies on the courageous service of first responders as they help during emergencies and keep dangerous criminals off the streets. But these heroes also look to the local...
August 12, 2013
MUSCODA, Wis. - The American Red Cross invites eligible donors in the Muscoda area to give blood in honor of Collin Anderson on Aug. 19 at the Kratochwill Building on Wisconsin Avenue. In December 2012, the 5-year-old was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer,...
August 7, 2013
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Football fans are invited to score one for patients in need by donating blood with the American Red Cross at the Green Bay Packers Training Camp Blood Drive on Aug. 15. Eligible donors can stop by Lambeau Field from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is...
July 29, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - While  thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now blood...
July 9, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
July 1, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to add another chapter to someone’s summer story by giving blood or platelets around the Independence Day holiday, when donations historically drop. Every patient who needs a blood transfusion has a story — a chronic...
June 19, 2013
MADISON, Wis.  - The American Red Cross, together with Pacific Rim, encourage all eligible blood donors to celebrate the release of this summer’s much-anticipated sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim by boosting the blood supply. From May 24 through July 31, all presenting blood donors...
June 10, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and actress Soleil Moon Frye, announces the fifth annual Nexcare give program to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
May 20, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.
May 2, 2013
WATERLOO, Iowa - Fraternity members of the Eta Gamma Gamma chapter of Omega Psi Phi are hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on May 18. The chapter, whose members are predominantly African-American, hopes to raise awareness about the need for a diverse blood supply.