For Manuel, Donating Blood and Platelets is a Family Affair
Story by Hannah C. Wood / Red Cross Cascades Region At the age of 17, Manuel Baquero made his first lifesaving gift of donating blood. Inspired to donate after seeing his […]
Life-long Friends Use Platelet Donations to Hangout and Catch-up
Story by Hannah C. Wood / Red Cross Cascades Region I recently spent a morning in the American Red Cross blood donor center in Vancouver, Washington catching up with two […]
Lifetime Donor Nears 500th Platelet Donation Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Story by Hannah Wood/Red Cross Cascades Region When the Red Cross started its blood services program during WWII, Wendy Ellis’ parents signed up. At age 20, Wendy followed their lead […]
An Apple a Day from American Red Cross!
Drawings for $50 Apple Gift Cards and iPad 3 Grand Prize!During Spring Break season 2012, the American Red Cross Blood Donor Centers across the Pacific Northwest Region will have drawings […]
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 […]
Rally For The Big Game With Us!
In anticipation of the biggest football day of the season, the American Red Cross Clark County Donor Center‘s drive this Thursday, February 2nd from 11AM-5PM is football-themed! Presenting donors are […]
February: Red Cross Partners with Body Worlds and the Brain!
Starting Friday, the Red Cross is partnering with Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds and the Brain! All blood and platelet donors who present to donate on Friday or Saturday during […]
Snow, Winds, Rain, and Floods, Oh, My! Blood Donors Needed.
Winter weather has taken its toll with a quadruple punch of snow, winds, rain, and flooding in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately, this nasty weather has led to numerous missed appointments […]
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 […]
The Stormtroopers vs. Klingons drive was OUT OF THIS WORLD!
The 2nd Annual Stormtroopers vs. Klingons blood drive was OUT OF THIS WORLD! A huge thanks to Rachel Stark at The Oregonian for writing this incredible feature, to the outstanding […]