Newsroom Archive

North Central

February 4, 2015
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — The month of February focuses our attention on love. Cards are bought, candy is given, flowers are sent and kisses abound. This year, the American Red Cross encourages the Northfield community to give the ultimate gift of love – the gift of life to patients in need.
February 2, 2015
FAIRMONT, Minn. —The upcoming American Red Cross community blood drive in Fairmont will be held in memory of Mark Johnson, a longtime blood drive coordinator and volunteer. The Fairmont community is invited to give the gift of life in Johnson’s honor.
January 7, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn.  — January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.
December 18, 2014
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. – Twenty-two-year-old regular blood donor Jennifer Dillon of Arden Hills, Minn. was drawn as the winner of a $5,000 Visa gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane, in the nationwide October “Fuel Your Community” campaign and partnership between the energy provider...
December 10, 2014
WINDOM, Minn. — January is National Blood Donor Month, and the American Red Cross invites the Windom community to join the millions of blood donors across the country in helping ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need on Jan. 7 at the Windom Community Center, 1750 Cottonwood Lake...
December 4, 2014
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — The American Red Cross is proud to partner with Best Buy to help boost the blood supply prior to the holidays when many donors travel to be with family and are busy with holiday activities. On Dec. 23, Best Buy is “giving back” to blood donors who give so...
December 2, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On. Dec. 23, the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region will host the 12 Hours of Giving Holiday Blood Drive, the longest one-day blood drive in Minnesota. The blood drive gives area residents the opportunity to help boost the blood supply prior to the...
November 24, 2014
FARIBAULT, Minn.  — Students and faculty at the Minnesota State Academy of the Deaf (MSAD) invite the community to participate in their Dec. 10 American Red Cross Blood Drive being held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  
November 13, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — As Thanksgiving approaches, many people reflect on their blessings and look for ways to give back to the community or someone less fortunate. Giving an hour of your time and donating blood could give a patient needing blood the most valuable gift of all – the gift of...
November 13, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals...