Red Cross

Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal For Blood
The American Red Cross reports a large drop off in recent blood donations over the past two months. They're currently short by about 61,000 donations. The shortage is the equivalent of the Red Cross going more than four days without receiving a single blood donation...
Summer Increases Blood Donation Demand
Summer is here, along with warmer weather and more fun activities that you can fit into three short months. But during the summer, the American Red Cross sees a significant drop in blood donations.
Donate Blood Today at The Crux Church
Have you given blood lately, or have you thought about giving blood but you're not sure where the area American Red Cross Blood Drives are being held? They're very easy to find using the Red Cross's website. Once you're on their website, just look for "Find A Blood Drive" then punch in you…
Red Cross In Need of Blood Donations
Through the holidays, I shared that there were several blood donation opportunities in our area, and I've recently gotten word that the need for blood donations is still urgent. As a result of inclement winter weather, 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel recently, creating a…
Red Cross Requests Blood Donations
Not long ago, I shared a few dates in the area for donating blood and I received word today, that the need for blood donations is still urgent. With the frigid temperatures, and the holiday season here and schedules quickly filling with work, family, and friend obligations, blood donations can take …
Give the Gift of Life this Holiday Season
With the holiday season here and schedules quickly filling with work, family, and friend obligations, blood donations can take a dip in the winter. Give the gift of life this holiday season by giving the gift of blood. Take a look at these upcoming donation opportunities in our area.
Red Cross Offers Assistance for Flood Recovery
The American Red Cross has joined forces with other local nonprofits, public agencies and private organizations to help out people that have been affected by the recent flooding in southern Minnesota, especially those in Waseca and Freeborn counties...
Are Your Kids Safe in the Water?
Yesterday I blogged about the Faribault Family Aquatic Center. A fun place to bring the family and spend the afternoon swimming and playing in the summer sunshine. One of the things I should have mentioned was while you're there make sure the kids play it safe...

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