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Red Cross to Host Reconnection Worshops, Presented by Wal-Mart

February 28, 2012
Red Cross to Host Reconnection Worshops, Presented by Wal-Mart

     02/29/12 The American Red Cross, Marshall County Chapter, is offering Reconnection Workshops, Presented by Wal-Mart to ease the transition of military members returning to civilian life.  The first workshop will take place on Tuesday, March 6 at the Plymouth Public Library. “Deployments are a fact of life in the military,” said John Pinter,...
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Honor the history, join the giving: March is Red Cross Month

February 27, 2012
Honor the history, join the giving: March is Red Cross Month

    02/28/12 Years can be counted. Timelines can be drawn. But the number of lives affected throughout the history of the American Red Cross is boundless. Each spring, the President of the United States acknowledges the reach of the Red Cross through an official proclamation that declares March as Red Cross Month. It’s a...
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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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Platelet Donors Vital to Patient Care

October 27, 2011
Platelet Donors Vital to Patient Care

10/28/11 “You’re golden.”  That’s what platelet donors hear most every time they come to help save a life through the American Red Cross. And that’s because these tiny gold-colored cells in blood are constantly needed by hospital patients with life-threatening illness or injury. “Platelet donors are highly valued by medical professionals and by hospital...
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In doubt about giving blood? You could be eligible.

October 12, 2011
In doubt about giving blood? You could be eligible.

10/13/11 Think you’re not a good candidate for blood donation? Think again. Sometimes, people with high blood pressure and diabetes suspect they are not eligible to give blood. Many cancer survivors also believe they will be deferred because of their previous illness. “But that’s not always the case,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the...
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Red Cross Office WILL Stay Open in Marshall County

October 7, 2011
Red Cross Office WILL Stay Open in Marshall County

10/10/11 The Marshall County American Red Cross office in Plymouth has no plans to close their doors. The Marshall County Chapter also servesFultonCounty. Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter appeared before thePlymouthParkand Recreation Board this week requesting the use ofWebsterCenteras an emergency shelter. During the meeting, Senter said, “In 2012, the (Red Cross) office inPlymouthwill be...
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Students a major force in building America’s blood supply

September 27, 2011
Students a major force in building America’s blood supply

09/28/11 With fall underway, students at many high schools and colleges are rolling up their sleeves in more ways than one. Every year, students nationwide join the American Red Cross as blood donors and blood drive sponsors, all in an effort to help hospital patients in need. Students coordinate blood drives throughout the academic...
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Red Cross Eliminated Disater Director Position in Marshall County

September 16, 2011
Red Cross Eliminated Disater Director Position in Marshall County

09/19/11 Changes at the national level of the American Red Cross have now prompted some changes in the local Red Cross office. Previously the Marshall/Fulton County office was part of twelve counties overseen though the regional office in South Bend. Now all of northern Indiana is being serviced though that office ,with much of...
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