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Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to help maintain a diverse blood supply

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient and diverse blood supply by giving blood this February.


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Red Cross calls for blood donors as unique as the patients they help

In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.


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Start a lifesaving habit by giving blood with the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to start a lifesaving habit by becoming a regular blood donor this year, starting with National Blood Donor Month in January.


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New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives

January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.


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Paramount Theater Alternative Gift Fair raises $13K for area nonprofits

Earlier this month, The Paramount Theater opened its doors to forty-two local nonprofits for the third annual Alternative Gift Fair and with the generous support of the local community raised over $13,550.


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Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.


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Give something that means something: Blood or platelets

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to give something that means something this holiday season – a lifesaving blood donation.


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Red Cross calls for blood and platelet donations this holiday season

This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation.


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American Red Cross, Suburban Propane partnership expansion fuels blood donations

The first “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations.


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American Red Cross encourages donors to make a blood donation before the holiday season

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.


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American Red Cross local donation opportunities: Oct. 16-31

The American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that it’s never too late – or too early – to make blood donation a lifelong habit. Many blood donors report making their first blood donation while in high school.


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Suburban Propane partners with the American Red Cross

During October, Suburban Propane is joining the American Red Cross to raise awareness of the constant need for blood and platelet donations with the first nationwide “Fuel Your Community” campaign.


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Donate blood with the American Red Cross in support of organ transplant patients

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.


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September is National Prepardness Month

September is National Preparedness Month; reminding us that natural calamities may strike at any moment.


Bob Goodlatte: Honoring women of character, courage and commitment

From the birth of our nation, women have played an integral role in history. We can all think of a woman who has influenced the course of the United States. Think of Dolley Madison, who saved the painting of George Washington from fire, or Clara Barton, founder of what is now the American Red Cross.


Give blood at Sentara RMH during National Blood Donor Month

Sentara RMH Medical Center, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is hosting several blood drives throughout National Blood Donor Month in January.


RMH hosting American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 25-27

RMH, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is hosting a three-day blood drive Nov. 25, 26 and 27 on the RMH Health Campus in Harrisonburg. On Nov. 25 and 26, the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be taking donations from noon – 6 p.m. in Parking Lot A. The bloodmobile will be located near the entrance of the RMH Heart and Vascular Center.