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Blood Drive Honors Marsha Banning

April 17, 2012
Blood Drive Honors Marsha Banning

  04/18/12  Plymouth Mayor, Mark Senter honored the recent passing of his secretary’s mother, Marsha Banning by sponsoring a blood drive with the South Bend Medical Foundation.   The blood drive was held in the Multi-purpose room at Plymouth High School on Monday from noon till 6 p.m.  There were able to collect 46...
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Take a break, help save a life

April 5, 2012
Take a break, help save a life

  04/06/12 Although your sights may be set on warmer locales for spring, you can bring sunshine and warmth to your life by simply volunteering to give blood or platelets through the American Red Cross. Every day of every week, people need blood for emergency and ongoing medical care. It’s a need, Red Cross...
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Have a heart. Donate blood.

January 30, 2012
Have a heart. Donate blood.

01/31/12  Absence makes the heart grow fonder, except when you’re talking about blood donors. Every day, hospital patients depend on steady and consistent blood donations from volunteer donors for the blood they may need for ongoing and emergency medical care. And with February being American Heart Month, it’s a great time to put your...
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January is National Blood Donor Month

January 2, 2012
January is National Blood Donor Month

01/03/11 January is the perfect time to honor the people who help others through the simple act of giving blood. Since 1970, January has been known as National Blood Donor Month. It’s a time when blood organizations like the American Red Cross pay tribute to the nearly 11 million people who give blood each...
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Say thanks for a lifetime Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

November 17, 2011
Say thanks for a lifetime Public encouraged to donate blood around Thanksgiving

11/18/11 Some say Thanksgiving should be more than just a single day. When you donate blood through your 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 Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio...
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Blood donations bring hope to families and patients

September 13, 2011
Blood donations bring hope to families and patients

09/14/11 You can bring hope to a child’s life in the time it might take to eat lunch with a friend. By donating blood through the American Red Cross, you can help provide the blood some children may need for their ongoing cancer care. With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, blood donors are...
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Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

July 27, 2011
Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

07/28/11 Most everyone at some point in their lives will meet someone who has received blood products. “Blood is needed more than you think,” Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. “In fact, in the next two seconds, someone in America will need blood.” Blood needs are...
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Type O negative blood supply drops to critically low levels

June 27, 2011
Type O negative blood supply drops to critically low levels

06/28/11  The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critically low levels.  Type O negative blood is always in high demand because it can be transfused to patients with any blood type, especially in emergency situations.   Type O negative donors are needed now to help prevent the...
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Mayor’s Blood Drive this Saturday

May 25, 2011
Mayor’s Blood Drive this Saturday

05/26/11 Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter is sponsoring a Blood Drive this Saturday, May 28th at the farmers’ Market.  Citizens will be able to donate blood from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Market located at the corner of River and Garro Streets.  Each donor at the Blood Drive will receive a free t-shirt...
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March Is Red Cross Month

March 28, 2011
March Is Red Cross Month

03/29/11 For 130 years, the American Red Cross has helped individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. And each spring, the U.S. President acknowledges the American Red Cross by issuing a proclamation that declares March as Red Cross Month. In 1881, 60-year-old Clara Barton broadened the scope of the Red Cross...
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