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Man Injured In Taxi Accident Emphasizes Importance Of Blood Donation

A New York man who lost both of his legs after being hit by a taxi met the men and women who donated 75 units of blood to help save his life.

10/25/2013

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Red Cross And Miss New York USA Contestants Team Up To Raise Awareness About The Need For Blood Donations

While donations are collected throughout the year, January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, a time when the Red Cross reaches out and thanks blood and platelet donors around the country.

01/13/2013

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New Jersey Red Cross Officials Urge Those Who Want To Help To Donate Money, Blood, Time

New Jersey Red Cross officials urged people who want to help out to not drop off goods or other material donations. Officials said they can get hard to handle and wind up actually hampering the delivery of aid.

11/01/2012

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American Red Cross Hosts Blood Drive At Citi Field

The Red Cross said they’re trying to get the word out that blood donations are badly needed.

08/18/2012

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With Blood Supplies At 15-Year Low, American Red Cross Appeals For Donors

The nation’s blood supply dropped to critical levels earlier this summer as storms and wildfires hampered collection efforts.

08/08/2012

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‘Black Sunday’ Survivor Reminds Public To Donate Blood

The West Haverstraw Volunteer Fire House is hosting a blood drive on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

02/26/2011