Tag: Red Cross Blood
This unique Cascades Region blood donor is celebrated as a ‘Hero for Babies’
Paul Carlson, aka Super Hero for Babies, carries a special kind of blood necessary for newborns needing transfusions, CMV negative.
Son’s blood transfusions and heartbreaking cancer battle, leads mom to Red Cross career ‘to give back’
Story by Lara Weberling/Red Cross Cascades Region Our son Hans was just three years old when he was diagnosed with Stage IV High Risk Neuroblastoma in 2006. They found a large […]
Near Personal Tragedy Sparks Mission to Save Lives
Story by Patricia N. Griffiths/Red Cross Cascades Region In the summer of 2006, Lynnadele Schoeneberg was rushed to the emergency room at a Vancouver, WA hospital for a minor foot […]
First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes Sergeant Joshua Rassi: Veteran, Blood Donor, Red Cross Employee and a True American Hero
This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama told the story of Sergeant Joshua Rassi, who was hired at Portland Red Cross Blood Services following his service in Iraq! Michelle quotes Rassi, […]
Get Best Buy Points for Donating Blood or Platelets!
Have you been looking to update your game or music library? Is your holiday shopping list bumming you out because you’re strapped for cash? Well now you can donate blood […]
“I Am The Red Cross” Video
We recently developed a video illustrating the concept of One Red Cross. The intent of the video captures not just language diversity, but also many other aspects such as age, […]
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!
David Douglas High School Football Team “Spreads the Red”
“Football is not just about Xs and Os and wins and losses – it’s character development.” — David Douglas Assistant Coach Jeff Centroni Without high school drives in the summer, […]
A Different Kind of Disaster
As was mentioned last week, the Red Cross as the Nation’s leading supplier of lifesaving blood is currently facing shortages of many blood types, especially Type O Negative. This is […]
Filmmaking Brothers Sweep International Competition with Blood Donation Videos
It’s minutes to midnight in the Lewis and Clark College computer lab. Remy Neymarc sits desperately clicking his mouse, transmitting file after file to his brother Andrew in London. As […]