Teen Battles Sickle Cell Anemia Through Education and Volunteer Efforts
Latay Hammick, 13, promotes the need for donors as she herself faces a blood disorder. Read Latay’s full story in The Skanner and give patients a fighting chance; donate with […]
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!
Car Accident Spurs Family Commitment to Donate Blood
Kelsey Harris: star athlete; good friend; attentive student; teenage driver. She was on her way to school one day in Milwaukie, Oregon when she got into a serious car accident. […]
Dedicated Blood Drives Honor Officer Who Survived Multiple Gunshot Wounds
The Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office recently hosted a two-day blood drive to honor Lincoln City Police Officer Steven Dodds. Officer Dodds received multiple gunshot wounds during a traffic stop […]
TYPE O ALERT – PLEASE DONATE
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 […]