American Red Cross

Area residents are invited to give the gift of life at an American Red Cross blood drive which is planned at Lick Creek School. The Lick Creek School Beta Club is sponsoring the blood drive. The blood drive is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Union County school. For more...
The Lick Creek School Beta Club is planning to sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive. The blood drive is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Union County school. To make an appointment to be a donor, or for more information, call the school at 833-2545.
Student council members are, in the first row from left, Jasmin Foster, Connar Hadley and Hunter Denny. In the second row are Taylor Harvel, Brooke Miller, Heidi Mitchell, Julia Lasley and Hunter Miller. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Volunteers from the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Student Council ran the check-in desk at an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The blood drive was held in the lower gymnasium at the school. The drive resulted in 63 potential donors giving 53 units of blood.  
The American Red Cross reports that it has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.  Area residents can be donors at an American Red Cross blood drive which is planned next week at a...
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  Severe winter weather and seasonal illnesses can temporarily prevent some from...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season: a lifesaving blood or platelet donation.  Donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season. Busy holiday schedules and travel plans make it more challenging for...
This November, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the perfect gift, a blood donation, to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with family gatherings and...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help stock the shelves before the upcoming busy holiday season. Many regular donors delay giving blood between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day because of holiday activities.  The Red Cross says that this often causes a drop in...
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for eligible donors in the area to make an appointment to give platelets to ensure that critical patient needs are met.  Platelets, the clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment, must be transfused within five days of...
During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a readily available blood supply for emergencies. Whether blood is needed for a chronic condition such as sickle cell disease, a routine surgery, a traumatic accident or a...

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