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Winter Storm Forces Cancellation of Red Cross Blood Drives

January 13, 2011
Winter Storm Forces Cancellation of Red Cross Blood Drives

01/14/11 This week’s winter storm has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives along the eastern seaboard, causing a shortfall of more than 8,000 blood donations in the southeast and northeast corners of the country. Red Cross Blood Regions in the southeast reported that more than 6,000 blood donations could...
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Start the New Year off right: Donate Blood

December 28, 2010
Start the New Year off right: Donate Blood

12/29/10 Many New Year’s resolutions focus on breaking bad habits. Why not take up a positive habit instead? By resolving to donate blood or platelets in the coming year, you can help save the lives of the one out of 10 hospital patients who need blood for emergency or ongoing medical care. What’s more,...
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Make the most of your Gift

December 22, 2010
Make the most of your Gift

12/23/10 Planning ahead is one way to take the stress out of holiday gift giving. And when you plan to give the gift of life through the American Red Cross, you can make the most of your donation experience by following a few simple tips.  “A lot of people say preparing for a great...
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Red Cross Needs Volunteers

December 15, 2010
Red Cross Needs Volunteers

12/16/10 The American Red Cross of Marshall and Fulton Counties is currently looking for volunteers.  Those that want to have new experiences, make new friends, learn new skills, work flexible hours, or just have the desire to help in the community, are welcome to help. The following opportunities are available: Disaster services, Administrative support,...
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The perfect gift comes from the heart

November 30, 2010
The perfect gift comes from the heart

12/01/10 ‘Tis the season and everyone is searching for gift ideas that don’t break the bank. Despite the half-off or early bird sales, many people struggle to find the perfect gift. “What if, for just one day, you forget the sales and choose to help save a life instead?” asks Sharyn Whitman, CEO for...
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Time to share, time to care: donate blood

November 18, 2010
Time to share, time to care: donate blood

11/19/10 You can honor a uniquely American holiday by giving something that’s uniquely you.  By donating blood this Thanksgiving, you’ll help ensure that blood is available for patients in need, and honor the spirit of giving that surrounds the start of the holiday season.  “When you donate blood this time of year, you can...
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Be the giving type: donate blood

November 3, 2010
Be the giving type: donate blood

11/04/10 While some people believe personality is driven by blood type, one truth holds: when you donate blood through the American Red Cross, you become the giving type. “Coming to donate blood shows you’re someone who cares about others,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Region of the American Red Cross. “Whether you...
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Marshall County Blood Drive at LifePlex

October 22, 2010
Marshall County Blood Drive at LifePlex

10/25/10 An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, October 26, from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the LifePlex, located at 2855 Miller Drive in Plymouth.  Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “lifeplex” to schedule your blood donation appointment.   How to Donate Blood To...
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Marshall County Resident, Business and Schools Honored

October 4, 2010
Marshall County Resident, Business and Schools Honored

10/05/10 On Oct.1, the American Red Cross Blood Services, Indiana-Ohio Region, hosted its annual recognition luncheon at the Fort Wayne Marriott. Many awards were distributed to recognize the outstanding achievements and volunteer service of individuals and businesses in our region. The Outstanding Volunteer Service Award recognizes the countless Red Cross volunteers who serve the...
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Red Cross Benefit Beef & Noodle Supper

October 4, 2010
Red Cross Benefit Beef & Noodle Supper

10/05/10 Staff and residents of Miller’s Senior Living Community invite the public to take part in a win-win situation. They are hosting a Benefit Homemade Beef & Noodle Supper is Friday, October 8th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 625 West Oakhill Avenue in Plymouth. “We are all winners in this situation in...
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