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Donate blood with the American Red Cross in support of organ transplant and other patients

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September 19, 2014
Donate blood with the American Red Cross in support of organ transplant and other patients

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October. According to the American Liver Foundation, more than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the U.S., making it the second most common transplant. Liver transplant patients may require in excess of 30 pints of blood during...
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Red Cross recruiting AmeriCorps members to enhance disaster preparedness, response and recovery across Indiana

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August 6, 2014
Red Cross recruiting AmeriCorps members to enhance disaster preparedness, response and recovery across Indiana

The American Red Cross in Indiana is excited to offer 35 AmeriCorps positions all across the state. AmeriCorps Indiana Response and Preparedness (RAP) members will provide Red Cross disaster services and build capacity to improve disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Responsibilities include playing a lead role in enhancing and expanding the recruitment and engagement...
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Red Cross Blood Drive Saturday

May 13, 2014
Red Cross Blood Drive Saturday

An additional American Red Cross blood drive will be held this Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Webster Recreation Center at 110 Webster Avenue in Plymouth.  This blood drive is sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church.
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National Red Cross Month Encourages Volunteer Activity

March 3, 2014
National Red Cross Month Encourages Volunteer Activity

  03/04/14 For 133 years, the American Red Cross has helped individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. And each spring since 1942, starting with Franklin Roosevelt, the U.S. President acknowledges the American Red Cross and encourages volunteerism by issuing a proclamation that declares March as Red Cross Month. ‘”We touch...
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American Red Cross Youth Programs Help Build a New Generation of Blood Donors

February 19, 2014
American Red Cross Youth Programs Help Build a  New Generation of Blood Donors

  02/20/14 When young people, from elementary school to college, become involved with American Red Cross blood drives, they learn the importance and need to help save lives through blood donation. For many, it’s an experience that can shape adult behavior.     “We want our youth to know they can make a huge difference...
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Ancilla’s Student Govt. Assoc. hosts Red Cross Blood Drive

February 7, 2014
Ancilla’s Student Govt. Assoc. hosts Red Cross Blood Drive

  02/10/14 Ancilla’s Student Government Association hosted a blood drive through the American Red Cross on Tuesday, February 4th.. SGA Faculty Advisor, Jill Neidlinger, along with President Amanda Amstutz and many student volunteers helped prepare and organize the event. Students, faculty, and staff turned out to donate. 21 volunteers offered to donate and 17...
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Pint Size Hero Blood Drive at Washington Discovey Academy

November 15, 2013
Pint Size Hero Blood Drive at Washington Discovey Academy

11/18/13 First graders at Washington Discovery Academy have spent eight weeks exploring the systems in the body.  They have had ten guest speakers during the weeks including doctors, nurses and representatives from the American Red Cross and conducting research. A first grade parent told the students their family’s story how a blood donation saved...
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Public Encouraged to Donate Blood around Thanksgiving

November 12, 2013
Public Encouraged to Donate Blood around Thanksgiving

11/13/13 Some say Thanksgiving should be more than just a single day. When you donate blood through the American Red Cross, you can give thanks for a lifetime. “As you reflect on what you are grateful for this holiday season, set aside time to come donate blood,” said Tracy Fox, spokesperson for the Indiana-Ohio...
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Blood Donors Make a Difference

September 10, 2013
Blood Donors Make a Difference

  09/11/13 The American Red Cross is urging blood donations during September to help support the initiatives of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month.  “Our blood donors help make a difference for many types of patients, including children with cancer and those who need ongoing treatment for sickle cell...
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National Preparedness Month

September 1, 2013
National Preparedness Month

    09/03/13 September is National Preparedness Month, and the American Red Cross encourages individuals to take action to plan and prepare for an emergency and to donate blood. “Disasters can strike at any time and being prepared is a family’s and an individual’s best defense,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for Indiana-Ohio Region and...
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