Newsroom Archive

Great Lakes

April 15, 2013
National Volunteer Week slated for April 21 through 27    Lansing, MI—April 12—Ordinary people can accomplish some extraordinary things when they volunteer. Individuals and organizations can seize the moment and share in honoring America’s volunteers this spring. ...
April 3, 2013
  Birch Run, MI—April 3—Although you may have your sights set on warmer locales for Spring Break, you can bring sunshine and warmth to your life by simply volunteering to give blood at a community blood drive Wednesday, April 10 from 1PM to 7PM at Birch Run High School (12450...
March 22, 2013
  Bay City, MI—The American Red Cross is once again partnering with several local banks for the 8th Annual ‘Battle of the Banks Blood Challenge’.  
March 20, 2013
Red Cross blood donors generously give of themselves to help save lives. It doesn’t get more beautiful than that. ~Niki Taylor
March 1, 2013
Michigan Lawmaker to Donate 20th Gallon of Blood on March 1st   Lansing, MI—Blood donors are Everyday Heroes who help save lives.  March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross takes this time to recognize these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages...
January 30, 2013
Spartans Vow to Go Green.  Beat Blue.  Give Red.     Lansing, MI—January 30—It’s that time of year again when the American Red Cross encourages Michigan State University students, staff, alumni and fans to show their Spartan pride by rolling up their sleeves to...
January 21, 2013
  Lansing, MI--This winter’s flu season has hit early and hard. The American Red Cross is seeing a lower-than-expected turnout at some scheduled blood drives because donors are unable to keep their appointments. As the number of people with the flu grows, there may be a decrease in the...
January 9, 2013
Red Cross Encourages Public to Honor Blood Donors by Helping Save Lives    Lansing, MI—January 4—Since 1970, blood collection organizations like the American Red Cross have designated January as National Blood Donor Month.  Each year, about 9.5 million volunteers donate...
December 31, 2012
  Many New Year’s resolutions focus on breaking bad habits.  The American Red Cross is encouraging you to take up a positive habit instead.