Tag: Blood Drive
Blood drive turns teenager’s cancer journey from devastation to action
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 […]
Decades of Blood Donation Shows the Impact an Act of Kindness Can Have
Story by Patricia Griffiths / Red Cross Cascades Region By lying on his back, savoring some quiet moments for two hours every other week, California resident Dennis Thompson has helped […]
First-Ever Cascades Region Blood Telethon Significantly Boosts Blood Donor Signups (Video)
Story by Chad Carter/Red Cross Cascades Region In a first-of-its-kind local event, the Red Cross Cascades Region and KTVZ (NBC, Bend) recently partnered together to bring a unique and inspiring […]
Preparing Portland for the Zombie Apocalypse – One Pint at a Time
From Thriller to Shaun of the Dead, we all know what will happen when zombies attack. Dancing in the streets, yellow glowing eyes, comedy hijinks and, uh, there’s that part […]
“Whenever you call me, I’ll be there!”
Dedicated blood, double red cell or apheresis donor heroes: our Web page functionality to schedule blood donations will be down today until early Monday next week. Your donation is so […]
You’re Making Us Proud Portland.
The Portland Red Cross received an incredible gift to help us celebrate the first day of Red Cross Month! See the photo to the right? That’s not just another cluttered […]
We need your Red Cross stories!
For most people, encounters with the Red Cross never go beyond the occasional office blood drive or what they see on the news after a major disaster. It’s hard to […]