“A life of struggling, a life of pain.” That’s how Pastor Marcia Taylor explains her daughter’s life. Her daughter died of complications from Sickle Cell disease at the age of […]
Olivia Wolf/Red Cross Cascades Region Every Friday, Chris Schwartzkopf delivers essential blood supplies from the Portland Red Cross facility to an Oregon coast hospital. About half of the time, his […]
Olivia Wolf/Red Cross Cascades Region “We have a whole bunch of miracle babies in our family,” says Pamela Richardson, a Red Cross blood donor and a grandmother of five. “They’re […]
Red Cross Cascades volunteer Ashlie Freeman saved by lifesaving blood transfusion.
Paul Carlson, aka Super Hero for Babies, carries a special kind of blood necessary for newborns needing transfusions, CMV negative.
Patricia Griffiths/Red Cross Cascades Region On May 18, 2022, 80-year-old Ken Marque of Woodburn, Oregon finished a marathon without running or walking. On that day he gave a unit, or […]
Colleen Hathaway/Red Cross Cascades Region In August 2021, Sarah Enders’ daughter Olivia, who is four years old, was diagnosed with Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a cancer of the blood […]
PJ Johnson/Red Cross Cascades David Buckingham is grateful to the American Red Cross for supplying blood and platelets to his wife Penny when she developed a rare illness after a […]
Story by Chelsea White/Red Cross Cascades Region “Are you telling me that this is cancer?” It‘s a question no mother wants to ask her 12-year-old daughter’s doctor after receiving the […]
Story by Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Region Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and the American Red Cross delivers more blood to patients in need than any other blood bank. Nearly […]