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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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Need for blood doesn’t end when summer vacation begins

May 17, 2013
Need for blood doesn’t end when summer vacation begins

    05/20/13 With summer around the corner, and the end of the school year in sight, new and eligible blood donors are urged to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give in the next few weeks. “While summer signals rest and relaxation for a lot of us, it’s also a time...
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Get started on summer: donate blood

May 8, 2013
Get started on summer: donate blood

    05/09/13 With summer around the corner, and the end of the school year in sight, new and eligible blood donors are urged to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give in the next few weeks. “While summer signals rest and relaxation for a lot of us, it’s also a time...
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Red Cross Blood Drive at Ancilla College

April 7, 2013
Red Cross Blood Drive at Ancilla College

  04/08/13 The last Ancilla College Blood Drive of the school year will be held Wednesday, April 10th from 10 am to 3 pm at the college.  Ancilla College is located just two miles south of US 30 near Plymouth. Donors can sign up at the college but walk-ins are welcome. The Ancilla Blood Drive...
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Winter Weather Impacting Blood Collections

March 27, 2013
Winter Weather Impacting Blood Collections

  03/28/13 This winter has been particularly harsh, impacting a large portion of the country causing a significant number of blood drive cancellations and impacting our blood supply. Since the beginning of February, winter weather has forced the cancellation of over 425 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting in a shortfall of more than...
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This April, Be a Part of the Change Happening Around You

March 24, 2013
This April, Be a Part of the Change Happening Around You

  03/25/13  As the snow melts and spring rains bring fresh flowers, green grass, and warmer weather, the American Red Cross encourages area residents to be a part of change, too.  Spring is about rejuvenation and research studies show that the increase in temperature is a major mood booster. “The need for blood remains...
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Be an Everyday Hero by Giving Blood During Red Cross Month

February 25, 2013
Be an Everyday Hero by Giving Blood  During Red Cross Month

  02/26/13 Blood donors are Everyday Heroes who help save lives. During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to join their ranks. “Red Cross Month is an ideal time for people to show support for our mission,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO of...
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American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month

January 11, 2013
American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month

 01/14/13 January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States for helping to ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need both locally and across the country. “Every day in our country, approximately 44,000...
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Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Join Forces to Increase Blood Donations

December 18, 2012
Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Join Forces to Increase Blood Donations

12/19/12 Firefighters, police officers and first responders are often close to the need for blood, responding to emergency situations throughout the year.  This is why the Red Cross will hold the annual Marshall County Battle of the Badges on Thursday, Dec. 20, from 1:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office...
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Marshall County Residents and Groups Honored

December 13, 2012
Marshall County Residents and Groups Honored

12/14/12 The Indiana-Ohio Region of American Red Cross Blood Services hosted its annual recognition dinner at the Fort Wayne Marriott. This year’s theme of “Saving Lives by the Numbers” highlighted the many ways in which lives can be saved and how many those lives can affect. Guests at the dinner also learned Hands Only...
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