• Biloxi VA hosts blood drive – nearly 50 units donated

    Blood drive part of VA-wide action supporting VA’s “Fourth Mission,” assisting the U.S. health care system in times of disaster.

  • Blood and platelet donation appointments still critically needed amid first-ever Red Cross blood crisis

    While there has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead to recover from its worst blood shortage in more than a decade.

  • Red Cross: National blood crisis may put patients at risk

    The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. Here's how to help.

  • Roll up your sleeve to donate blood at your VA today

    Veterans and VA employees are supporting communities across America by rolling up their sleeves. You can make a difference by giving blood.

  • Veterans, families, caregivers can boost blood supply, get $10 Amazon.com gift card

    Veterans, families and caregivers can help with lowest blood supply in more than a decade at this time of year and receive a gift card.

  • Veterans, families can donate blood to help critical shortage, receive $10 Amazon gift card

    Veterans and families who want to help the nation's critical blood shortage can also receive a $10 Amazon gift card in the process by donating.

  • Black blood donors needed to help patients with sickle cell disease

    The American Red Cross needs Black blood donors to donate blood to help patients with sickle cell disease, who routinely need blood.

  • Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage

    The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now and help ensure hospital shelves are stocked with blood products over the Fourth of July holiday and beyond.

  • Blood donations needed following severe winter storms

    Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. have had a significant impact on blood and platelet donations.

  • Donating blood to Red Cross can earn $5 Amazon.com gift card

    Blood donors who come to give this February at American Red Cross locations will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email, courtesy of Amazon.

  • Blood donation could earn Super Bowl tickets

    The American Red Cross and NFL are teaming up this January, during National Blood Donor Month, to urge individuals – especially those who have recovered from COVID-19 – to give blood and to help tackle the national convalescent plasma shortage. 

  • During season of giving, Red Cross urges blood donation

    The American Red Cross is urging those who are feeling well to give the gift of life by donating blood or platelets this holiday season.

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