The strike between blood services workers and the American Red Cross has been suspended, with the staff returning to work without a contract. Negotiations will continue between the union and the Red Cross to resolve the issues that led to the strike and a stoppage of blood collections for several weeks.
By Presidential Proclamation, March is American Red Cross month. Since 1943 Americans have recognized the Red Cross for the many ways they help people. The Red Cross collects blood (I'm a regular platelet donor) and blood products to help save lives...
With the holiday season, we have endured a constant barrage of solicitations from charities. The need is real, but many of us are wondering how we are going to pay our own bills. You want to help somehow. You can, and you don't need to get out your checkbook. By donating blood through the American Red Cross, you are literally giving the gift of life. The need for blood and blood products neve
The American Red Cross is partnering with Courtland Center Mall in Burton and ABC 12 this holiday season to help save lives. "What better gift to give this holiday season than the gift of life," said Colleen O'Callaghan, Donor Recruitment Representative for the American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region.
The American Red Cross has teamed up with the Grand Traverse Pie Company to entice people to donate platelets on Thanksgiving day. Everyone who attempts to donate platelets will get a delicious pie from the Grand Traverse Pie Company. Platelets are used to treat burn patients, cancer patients and others who are really sick. The shelf life for platelets is much shorter than for red blood cells,