Newsroom Archive


June 22, 2015
(Madison, WI) The American Red Cross is holding the 15th annual Beach Days Blood Drive from June 29 to July 4 in Madison, in the hopes of collecting 605 pints of lifesaving blood.
June 16, 2015
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Riceville Community Center in memory of Kimberly Grimm who lost her courageous battle with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, a rare autoimmune disease, in 2006.  This special blood drive has been bringing Kimberly’s hometown...
June 16, 2015
The American Red Cross and St. Joseph Catholic Church are hosting a blood drive June 18 in memory of Jasper O’Keefe who passed away unexpectedly in the summer of 2012. Jasper was a graduate of Stevens Point Area Senior High and in honor of his memory, the Third Annual Jasper O’Keefe...
June 8, 2015
Take a walk on the wild side with the American Red Cross and donate blood at the Milwaukee County Zoo on June 17.   All presenting donors will receive free same-day zoo admission and parking, a general weekday admission ticket to Summerfest and a sub from The Picnic Basket Restaurant. Free...
June 3, 2015
The American Red Cross and Prairie View Elementary School are hosting a blood drive June 9 in honor of 2-year-old Camden Rahmer, who is being treated for a rare, genetic bone marrow disorder. At just 18 months old, Camden Rahmer was diagnosed with Diamond-Blackfan Anemia (DBA). Currently, at 2...
May 19, 2015
Excitement is already building for football season in Green Bay and it’s important to remember that Packers fans are still needed during this summer off-season to bleed green and gold for hospital patients in need.  
May 18, 2015
The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.  
May 15, 2015
The American Red Cross invites Dubuque community members to give the gift of life on May 22 at the Dubuque Memorial Day Holiday blood drive. Every day this summer is a chance to give hope to patients in need. Start the summer off right by joining the Red Cross and Sam’s Club to donate blood...
April 29, 2015
MADISON, WI — The American Red Cross blood drive on May 11 at the Ganser Company in Madison is an opportunity for the community to show its support for Holly Ganser and other women who have been affected by placenta accreta.  Join to help save the lives of others in need of blood...
March 24, 2015
  MADISON, WI — The Overture Center and the American Red Cross invite you to take center stage and help save a life by donating blood.  Let’s come together and with a little help from our friends, we can help save lives on April 2.