Newsroom Archive

Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region

 
June 12, 2017
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.    Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-...
May 30, 2017
The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.  
May 2, 2017
Dr. Ben Carson signs up to donate blood alongside HUD employees WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2017) – The Department of Housing and Urban Development helped the American Red Cross kick off Trauma Awareness Month by hosting blood drives across the country.
April 25, 2017
More than 100 donors gave blood at the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial Drive  WINCHESTER, Va. – Hosted by the American Red Cross and the Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial drive saw dozens of donors and collected a total...
April 20, 2017
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month (April 20, 2017) — During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical...
April 6, 2017
The Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region honors Volunteer of the Month Doris Costello BALTIMORE, Md. (April 4, 2017) - April is National Volunteer Month. The Red Cross celebrates by honoring its volunteers, including Doris Costello.  Doris is the Greater Alleghenies Blood Services...
April 4, 2017
Give blood in memory of those impacted by the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings WINCHESTER, Va. (April 4, 2017) — The Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is hosting the 10th Annual Virginia Tech Memorial Blood Drive on Friday, April 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to remember the...
April 3, 2017
Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.   Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are...
March 23, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care  BALTIMORE, Md. (March 23, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross...
March 14, 2017
West Virginia House of Delegates and Senate celebrate Red Cross during Red Cross Month.  CHARLESTON, W.V. (March 9, 2017) — Red Cross employees and volunteers were celebrated on Monday, March 6, in the Capitol of West Virginia for the state’s Red Cross Day.