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Red Cross Needs Your Help Pasadena
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Red Cross Needs Your Help Pasadena

Winter storms and canceled blood drives due to government shutdown straining supply The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations. In January, more than 4,600 Red Cross blood and platelet donations went uncollected as…

Resolve to Give Blood With the Red Cross
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Resolve to Give Blood With the Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this January – National Blood Donor Month. Donating blood or platelets is a way to make a lifesaving impact in the new year for patients like Judy Janssen, who was diagnosed with end-stage autoimmune liver disease…

Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena
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Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and…

Florence Victims Need Your Help Pasadena
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Florence Victims Need Your Help Pasadena

The Red Cross will be holding blood drives in Arcadia and Pasadena from Sept. 27 to Oct. 15 in order to help patients who are affected by Hurricane Florence. As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help…

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