Arm To Arm

Heroic blood donors: do you know the path your donation takes “from arm to arm?” Discover the lifesaving journey of a Red Cross blood donation with this great video!


The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critical levels.If you are a type O negative donor you can make the difference between […]

Today Is World Blood Donor Day!

In 2011 alone, nearly 6 million people across America may require a blood transfusion. With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the kindness of donors. Through […]

Blood Recipient Spotlight: Gordon Thornburg

One of the best parts about working for the Red Cross is getting to meet all of the amazing volunteers who dedicate their time, passion, and energy to our life-saving […]

Waiting for Blood While Hoping to Live

Four-year-old Kate Thorton was diagnosed with leukemia in August of 2008. To help her stay alive through her chemotherapy treatments, Kate receives regular blood and platelet transfusions. In this video, […]

Follow-Up: Where Did Our Blood Go?

Remember our new friend Joe? And how he thought he might be able to tell us where our blood went, post-donation? Well, he let us know and it’s GOOD. We […]