Donors Of All Blood Types Urged To Give Blood, Platelets This Holiday SeasonThis time of year with so so much going on and so many distractions, it may be no surprise, blood donations are down.
Red Cross Issues An "Emergency Call" For DonorsCalling 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.
Red Cross Blood Shortfall At "Emergency Level"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.