• 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.

  • 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.

  • Veterans have multiple resources for COVID-19 information

    Veterans have multiple resources available for the latest COVID-19, or coronavirus, information. Here are several resources.

  • Veteran, VA employee, pays forward the gift of life

    Army Veteran Anthony Smith had a stroke and needed a blood transfusion. He says the transfusion saved his life by preventing another stroke. Very grateful, today he is a champion for blood donation.

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