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August 1, 2016
Victim of autoimmune hepatitis is dependent on blood transfusions   Peoria, Ill. (Aug. 1, 2016) — The community is invited to give blood in honor of Jill Phillabaum at a special blood drive held in her honor on Tuesday, Aug.16, from 1 to 6 p.m., at Richwoods Christian Church.
July 26, 2016
The American Red Cross has a blood shortage and donations are needed   BROOKFIELD, Ill. (July 26, 2016) –The American Red Cross invites the community to donate blood at the Brookfield Zoo Blood Drive on Aug.15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the zoo’s Discovery Center. Participants...
July 14, 2016
Red Cross partners with WMBD to help save lives   East Peoria, Ill. (July 14, 2016) — The American Red Cross is teaming up with WMBD TV to hold the first  Summer Super Hero Blood Drive on July 29 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino in East Peoria, Ill. 
July 12, 2016
  Long-time Red Cross volunteer to be honored with blood drive   STREATOR, Ill. (July 14, 2016) — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Inez Heusel at a special blood drive held in her honor on Thursday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church. 
June 17, 2016
Delete Blood Cancer reps will be on hand to register bone marrow donors   Peoria, Ill. (June 16, 2016) — The American Red Cross Board of Directors is teaming up with Advanced Media Partners (AMP) to hold a blood drive at the Peoria Blood Donation Center on June 29 and invites all those...
June 15, 2016
  PEORIA, Ill. (June 15, 2016) – To help encourage fellow students and the entire community to give blood this summer, the students of East Peoria Community High School are hosting the 10th annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive on June 30 at the Peoria RiverPlex. Radio...
June 6, 2016
  PEORIA, Ill. (June 6, 2016) — The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14. 
May 27, 2016
  Morton, Ill. (May 27, 2016) — An American Red Cross blood drive hosted by Morton Apostolic Christian Church on Monday, June 13, will honor Cheryl Wuthrich, who coordinated blood drives for the church, and is now battling cancer.   “I have not yet had to receive a blood...
May 27, 2016
  Peoria, Ill. (May 27, 2016) — The family of Tyler Bradstreet is hosting a blood drive at First Church of the Nazarene on Friday, June 10, from noon to 6 p.m. The entire community and other parents who have experienced the loss of a child are invited to donate blood in his memory. 
May 23, 2016
Donors can choose their day to help save lives during summer awareness campaign   Peoria, Ill. (5/23/16) — The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer...