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National Red Cross Month Encourages Volunteer Activity

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Red Cross Urges Community to Donate Blood

August 8, 2013
Red Cross Urges Community to Donate Blood

08/09/13 Of the 2,250 hours of summer, countless are spent vacationing, gardening or just enjoying time in the sun. By setting aside just one of those hours to donate blood through the American Red Cross, you can help save the lives of up to three people and give them the gift of summertime, too....
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American Red Cross Urges Donations During Heart of Summer

July 6, 2013
American Red Cross Urges Donations During Heart of Summer

    07/08/13 America’s blood supply is an important piece of our country’s ability to respond to disasters. By donating blood, people can help prepare for the unexpected and help ensure blood is available when and where it’s needed. “Any disaster, man-made or natural, can result in people being injured and needing blood,” said...
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Additional Marshall County Blood Drive Scheduled

June 28, 2013
Additional Marshall County Blood Drive Scheduled

    07/01/13 An additional American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, July 1, from noon until 4 p.m. at Jellystone Park Camp Resorts, located at 7719 Redwood Road in Plymouth.  Come to donate July 1 – July 15 for a chance to win one of five $3,000 American Express gift...
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