• 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.

  • Oklahoma City VA and Homeless Alliance help homeless Veterans

    The pandemic canceled their Stand Down again but that didn’t stop Oklahoma City VA and the Homeless Alliance from helping homeless Veterans.

  • 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.

  • Be Red Cross Ready when disasters happen

    Disaster preparedness can help Veterans, families, caregivers and survivors stay safe by preparing, responding and recovering quickly.

  • 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.

  • FDA lifts ban based on European service blood donations

    Veterans! If you were ineligible to donate blood because of your military service in Europe, you may be eligible now. The FDA lifted that ban and blood is urgently needed now because of the pandemic.

  • Facebook, Red Cross donate Portal Devices to Connect Veterans and their families

    Facebook and the American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network teamed with VA to distribute Portal devices for free to eligible Veterans.

  • Vittles for Vets: Bill McCann

    Vietnam Veteran Bill McCann started the Vittles for Vets charity to combat hunger among Veterans by providing them the means to buy groceries.

  • From D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge, this Red Cross member helped wounded Allied soldiers

    Alice Jeannette McGrath Albersheim served wounded World War II Veterans as a member of the Red Cross.

  • 100 years later: Remembering the first American casualties of World War I

    These three women became the first American military casualties of World War I. But, part of the ambiguity about their military status nurses came from the fact that they were enrolled by the American Red Cross before being inducted into the U.S. Army.

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