Dawn Johnson, Red Cross Cascades Region The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood shortage as the nation faces the lowest number of people giving blood in 20 years. […]
The holidays will be extra special this year for Sandy and Jason Thornton. The owners of the Grocery Outlet Market in Dallas, Oregon have spent the last three years in […]
Patricia Griffiths, Red Cross Cascades Region Not even the tap of a fork hitting a plate was heard during the 500-person 2013 Red Cross Cascades Region Heroes banquet while Sandy […]
Marisa Bevington/Cascades Region Volunteer “I had never found myself in a situation where people came to donate blood with a lot of willingness and joy to support people they don’t […]
“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 […]
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 […]