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Blood Donations

A woman donates blood at the New York Blood Center (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Red Cross: Lack Of Blood Donations Could Mean Emergency Situation

The American Red Cross on Tuesday was pleading for blood donors to volunteer, with a serious blood shortage looming.

07/22/2014

A blood drive (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Winter Storms Bleeding Blood Banks Dry

The string of snowstorms in recent weeks has forced the cancellation of many blood drives and deterred potential donors from visiting centers.

02/05/2014

A woman donates blood at the New York Blood Center (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NY Blood Center Issues Call For Donors

Blood Center Vice President Rob Purvis says supplies tend to dwindle when schools let out and people go on vacation.

06/10/2013

(credit: Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

Blood Stocks Need To Be Replenished After Hurricane Sandy

Though hospital needs were met, and heroic donors found the NYBC facilities that were able to remain open, the unprecedented disruption depleted the blood supply to the point where a significant recovery effort is necessary.

11/06/2012

Blood Donation - File / Photo: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images

Snowstorms Take Toll On NYC Blood Supply

The New York Blood Center is issuing an emergency appeal for donors.

01/28/2011