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Weather, flu take toll on Red Cross blood supply

Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month.


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Help patients, honor loved ones by donating blood with the Red Cross

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.


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Red Cross disaster program manager earns excellence award

Patrick Campbell was honored with the Governor’s Fire Services Award for Civilian Excellence in Virginia Fire Service Support.


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Red Cross needs donors after winter weather adds to severe blood shortage

The American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.


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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations

The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation.


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Red Cross urges blood donation as one last gift to give this holiday season

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December.


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Red Cross urges donors to give the perfect gift this winter

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation.


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Red Cross needs holiday blood donations

The American Red Cross encourages donors to give a blood donation to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season.


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Give blood with the American Red Cross before the holiday season

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help stock the shelves before the busy holiday season.


James Hatcher named regional CEO for American Red Cross in Virginia

James Hatcher has been named the regional CEO for the Virginia Region of the American Red Cross.


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Red Cross urges blood, platelet donations during National Preparedness Month

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and platelets this fall to help restock the shelves.


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American Red Cross launches Hero Care App

The American Red Cross unveils the new Hero Care mobile application.


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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.


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Red Cross issues extreme heat safety tips

People can download the Red Cross Emergency App for instant access to extreme heat safety tips and severe weather alerts.


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Red Cross steps for enjoying a safe holiday weekend

The American Red Cross has steps they can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or taking a trip to the beach.


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Red Cross urges blood donations to maintain summer supply

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply.


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Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages, supermodel Niki Taylor urge blood donation in honor of World Blood Donor Day

The American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.


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Red Cross issues steps to get ready for 2016 hurricane season

The American Red Cross has steps people should take now to get ready for hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30.


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Red Cross issues tips on how to have a safe summer

Millions of people are looking forward to having fun and traveling this summer and the American Red Cross wants everyone to stay safe.


CarMax announces $450,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, has announced a commitment of $450,000 over two years to the American Red Cross.


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Celebrate World Red Cross Day by giving blood

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.


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Red Cross launches 24-Hour Giving Day to #help1family

The American Red Cross Virginia Region is holding its 2016 Giving Day on Thursday.


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Red Cross launches effort to #help1family recover from emergencies

The American Red Cross Virginia Region is holding its 2016 Giving Day on Thursday, April 21.


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Test smoke alarms when turning clocks ahead for Daylight Saving Time

The American Red Cross has helped save at least 77 lives and installed more than a quarter of a million smoke alarms in homes all across the country.


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March is Red Cross Month: Time to recognize everyday heroes

The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. March has been recognized as Red Cross Month for 70 years.