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Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card
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Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card

Come to give by Dec. 19 and receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card in thanks The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are…

Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages
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Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During…

Thanks for Giving Blood This Season Arcadians and Pasadenans
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Thanks for Giving Blood This Season Arcadians and Pasadenans

Give thanks for good health by giving blood or platelets The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood or platelets for patients in need. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with holiday activities and travel. However, medical treatments and…

Trauma Awareness Month: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations
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Trauma Awareness Month: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations

  During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions in the U.S….