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Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region

September 2, 2015
The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross.
August 20, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.
August 4, 2015
Type O negative, B negative, A negative blood donors asked to restock shelves
July 24, 2015
All participants receive a voucher for an Orioles home game The American Red Cross and the Cal Ripken Youth Baseball Division are teaming up for a third year in a row to host the Red Cross Day Blood Drive at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, MD on Saturday, August 1, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
June 29, 2015
More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
June 9, 2015
Drive to be held during annual Continental Congress June 22-26, 2015 In celebration of 125 years of service to America, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a Summer of Hope blood drive for the general public at...
June 8, 2015
Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible donors are urged to roll up a...
May 20, 2015
Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign 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...
April 23, 2015
One hundred blood donation – one for every mile – pledged to support C&O Canal 100 Mile Ultramarathon on April 25 Author, American Red Cross blood recipient and national volunteer spokesman Brian Boyle will continue his miraculous comeback from a horrific 2004 auto accident by...
March 10, 2015
Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1 Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves.