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Give blood with the American Red Cross and Help Maintain the Summer Blood Supply

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June 3, 2014
Give blood with the American Red Cross and Help Maintain the Summer Blood Supply

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make and keep donation appointments to maintain the summer blood supply and help prevent a shortage. Donors of all blood types are currently needed, especially those with type O negative, B negative and A negative. While the need for blood remains constant during the summer,...
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Give blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day

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May 22, 2014
Give blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible donors to choose their day to help save lives by giving blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day. Every year, on June 14, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The occasion raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and...
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Grow Hope this Spring

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March 13, 2014
Grow Hope this Spring

  03/14/14 Get rooted in the Red Cross this spring. Donate blood and platelets and become part of its ever growing family tree; joining about 3.3 million blood donors nationwide in a lifesaving cause. According to Tracy Fox, Communications Manager for the American Red Cross Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region, “Every two seconds someone in...
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Have a Heart – Donate Blood

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January 27, 2014
Have a Heart – Donate Blood

  01/28/14  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. Since February is American Heart Month, it’s a great time to put your...
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Make Regular Blood Donation a New Year’s Resolution

December 30, 2013
Make Regular Blood Donation a New Year’s Resolution

  12/31/13 With the beginning of a new year comes a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are often made to form good habits and reach new goals. This New Year’s, the American Red Cross encourages people to resolve to help patients in need through regular blood donations. As the winter season continues, blood donations...
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Red Cross Urges Winter Blood Donations

December 3, 2013
Red Cross Urges Winter Blood Donations

  12/04/13 The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means Something winter campaign runs through Jan. 6, 2014, and encourages eligible...
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Ancilla College Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive

September 26, 2013
Ancilla College Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive

  09/27/13  Ancilla hosted a blood drive through the American Red Cross on Tuesday, September 24th. Students, faculty, and staff turned out to donate.  33 volunteers offered to donate and 25 had successful donations. “It was not a bad turn-out; we were only one donation from our goal. I hope to see even more...
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Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

July 9, 2013
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

  07/10/13 The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July. “We are counting on generous volunteer blood and platelet donors to step...
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Add a blood donation to your summer plans

June 7, 2013
Add a blood donation to your summer plans

    06/10/13 It’s that time of year to gear up for fun in the sun. School’s out, vacations are planned and longstanding routines are replaced with carefree, casual days. It’s also a time when the need for blood often outpaces donations.  High school and college students donate about 20 percent of the blood...
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World Blood Donor Day June 14

June 5, 2013
World Blood Donor Day June 14

  06/06/13 Each June 14th countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign which is sponsored by the World Health Organization to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and to thank voluntary unpaid donors for their lifesaving gifts of blood. “Blood transfusions...
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