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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 23, 2017
ANDOVER, Minn. — Thirteen-year-old Zachary Elsenpeter, an Oakview Middle School student, is a typical teenage boy who loves skateboarding, riding his bike with friends and baseball. Unlike many his age, Zachary has had two kidney transplants and needed multiple blood transfusions to help save...
April 21, 2017
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month ST. PAUL, Minn. —  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 10, 2017
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The American Red Cross is encouraging the West Side community to help increase diverse blood donations. A special blood drive will be held April 20-21 at the Red Cross St. Paul Blood Donation Center. The blood drive will help educate and build awareness of the need for blood...
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 24, 2017
ST. PAUL, Minn. — 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 blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500...
March 8, 2017
Flandreau community encouraged to give blood, March 30 FLANDREAU, S.D. — Hovakah Bosin Jr. is a bright, happy, loving 6-year-old Flandreau Elementary School student who loves video games. Unlike others his age, Hovakah has received blood and platelet transfusions for acute lymphoblastic...
March 7, 2017
Red Cross urges all eligible donors to donate blood, March 30 and 31 MARSHALL, Minn. — The Marshall community is hosting a Spring Into Life blood drive March 30 and 31 at Living Word Lutheran Church. The public is invited to give blood and be a part of the lifesaving mission of the American...
March 1, 2017
All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.  
February 23, 2017
Faribault community is invited to help save lives and meet the constant need for blood FARIBAULT, Minn. — Students and faculty at the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf invite the community to help save lives at an American Red Cross blood drive March 6 from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Quinn Hall...