Calling it an “emergency request,” the American Red Cross is in urgent need of platelet and blood donors of all blood types. According to the Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds.
Donors rolled up their sleeves Sunday to participate in The Annual Battle Of The Badges Blood Drive in Plano.
A blood center that serves Central Texas hospitals says donors are greatly needed due to the massive plant explosion that has injured more than 160 people.
Had some North Texans not donated blood, they might have never known they were infected with the West Nile Virus.
When you envision pizza and pints you probably have a certain thought in mind. But there’s a North Texas pizza and pints promotion that’s wants your blood!
Red Cross officials say the month of June has yielded 50,000 fewer donations than expected. Now the organization is calling for all eligible donors to donate blood as soon as possible.
Carter BloodCare has to see 1,100 donors every day to meet patient needs. Thursday is National Blood Donor Day, and every blood donation can save up to three lives.
The American Red Cross is sending out an emergency call for blood donations. In fact, the organization is so concerned about the low supply of some blood types that they’re entering donors in a special prize drawing.
Michael Schaaf is an out going little boy who loves to play sports. “He loves football, he loves sports,” said Michael’s mother Lee Dees. “We put him into soccer and he loved to soar in soccer, he was a goalie.”
The American Red Cross is making an emergency appeal for money and blood donations, blaming the winter weather for creating a critical shortage of both.