Red Cross Hoping To Increase Blood Supply With Opening Of New North Texas Donation CentersThe nationwide blood shortage that became critical at the start of the pandemic continues to get worse, but there are new ways that North Texans can help.
North Texas Hospitals Asked to Make Concessions As Nation Faces Blood Supply ShortageA nationwide blood bank shortage is affecting North Texas. The need for blood is being called critical because blood donated today would will likely be used tomorrow.
'Situation Dire,' Texas-Wide Blood Emergency Latest In String Of Weather-Related Effects Last week's severe winter weather forced a blood drive cancellation, leading to a shortage for patient emergencies in North Texas.
Approximately 80 Families See Homes Destroyed Or Severely Damaged In Arlington TornadoWell past dark Wednesday, Nov. 25, workers hustled to replace the roof torn from a building at the Waterdance Apartments in Arlington.
North Texas Relief Groups Preparing To Aid As 2 Storms Expected To Make US Landfall This WeekIn North Texas, disaster relief organizations are preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura. They're hoping for the best but preparing for the worst.
Those Who've Recovered From Coronavirus Encouraged To Donate PlasmaIt’s an experimental, but potentially life-saving treatment, health officials say.
Texas Motor Speedway To Host American Red Cross Blood Drive April 1stThe Texas Motor Speedway and Speedway Children's Charities Texas Chapter are partnering with the American Red Cross North Texas Region and the NASCAR Foundation to help combat the growing blood supply shortage due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Plugged In To DFW: American Red CrossThe American Red Cross of North Texas serves a population of more than nine million people in 121 counties in some of the state’s most geographically and weather-diverse landscapes.
Shortage Has Red Cross Making "Emergency" Call For Blood DonorsThis year the American Red Cross is facing an extreme blood shortage that has them putting out an "emergency" call for donors.
North Texas Red Cross Volunteers Heading East To Assist During Hurricane FlorenceWhile communities in three east coast states are evacuating ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected landfall, American Red Cross of North Texas volunteer Cathy Sager is getting ready to head into the storm.
Charities Helped With Fixing Homes, Other Needs After HarveyIn the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage in Texas, nonprofits and charities have been filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donors After July 4th HolidayThe American Red Cross says there's an urgent need for people to donate blood following the Fourth of July holiday.
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.
20 Injured In Fire At Pennsylvania Senior Living CommunityA massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air.
Gov. Abbott Voiced 'Concern' About Red Cross After HarveyTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he raised concerns with the American Red Cross following Hurricane Harvey that hundreds of millions of dollars in donations wasn't getting to people who need it.