American Red Cross

Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations
The American Red Cross has issued an appeal for blood, especially type O negative and AB type blood.  While our weather for the most part has been somewhat peaceful, other parts of the country in March have been forced to cancel about 250 blood drives due to the weather...
Red Cross Announces Emergency Blood Shortage in Minnesota
The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood as we are in the midst of a severe winter blood shortage. Nearly 100 blood drives were forced to cancel in December due to the severe weather. This resulted in more than 3,100 blood donations going uncollected...
Will You Step Up and Give Blood at an Area Blood Drive?
We mention American Red Cross Blood Drives quite often because it's an easy way to help others without costing you anything but a little time. With the donation of blood, you could save someone's life. As a matter of fact, you could be saving several people's lives...
Southern Minnesota Blood Drives
The American Red Cross will be having blood drives in the local area this month. The Red Cross is urging eligible donors to give, all blood types are needed. Blood donations in the summer results in fewer donations. Donations of blood will go to help those going through cancer treatment or involved …
American Red Cross Asking for Blood Donors
Every two seconds someone is in need of blood or platelets in the U.S. All blood types are needed.
The Red Cross is encouraging people to donate over the holiday weekend and, while supplies last, will give a limited-edition Red Cross lunch cooler to donate July 1-5...
Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities in Southern Minnesota
May is Trauma Awareness Month. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to donate blood. Red Cross reports that donors of all types are needed and that will go toward the need of collecting about 14,000 blood donations every day to meet the need of patients from trauma, emergencies or medic…
American Red Cross Asks for Blood Donors
March is Red Cross Month. April is Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross salutes their many volunteer blood donors who help hospital patients in need because of an accident or surgery. The Red Cross has a goal to collect 14,000 blood and platelet donations every day...
American Red Cross Blood Drives in the Area
March has been designated as Red Cross Month by each U.S. president since 1943. The Red Cross supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood. With about 2,600 hospitals nationwide, blood donors of all types are needed to help patients as they recover from accidents, going through organ transpl…