Blood Drive

While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains.  The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the...
An American Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the First Baptist Church at 409 Morgan St. in Anna. Blood and platelet donors of all types are currently needed.  For more information about being a donor, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during the observance of National Volunteer Month during April.  By giving blood, the American Red Cross said that donors make a profound difference in the lives of patients. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for...
Area residents who are eligible to give blood are asked to be donors during March, which is Red Cross Month. Upcoming blood donation opportunities are scheduled in the area at the following locations and times: Fellowship Baptist Church, 890 Senior Ave., Vienna, March 20, from noon to 6 p.m....
Beta Club members who helped included, from left, Kyleigh Matuszewich, Julia Hall, Brodie Denny, Kaylee Stover, Shealyn Thorn and Danielle Dunaway. Angie Alsip is the Beta Club sponsor. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Beta Club members from Lick Creek Elementary School hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Friday, Feb. 4. The blood drive was held in the school’s gym. A total of 25 donors gave 19 units of blood. The students helped with the running of the drive and babysat the children while parents gave blood...
An American Red Cross blood drive is planned Thursday, Feb. 9, in Union County. The blood drive is scheduled from noon until 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church in Anna.
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...

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