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American Red Cross

December 16, 2016
Pulling together
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
October 14, 2016
Some of the members of the Forada Fire Department gather and hold up fire detectors that the department installed for free in area homes. Thirty people are a part of the Forada Fire Department. (Contributed)
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
February 5, 2016
Donors urged to help maintain blood supply
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Dan Barber of Alexandria has been donating blood since the 1970s. He has given more than nine gallons of blood so far  –  that’s enough to save up to 216 lives. (Echo Press graphic)
Three lives saved every 56 days
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
The Alexandria Gray Ladies are receiving the 2015 Blood Services Volunteer Excellence Award on June 30. Pictured are (left to right): Mary Pucel, director of Donor Recruitment, American Red Cross North Central Blood Services; Brigadier General Jon Jensen, Minnesota National Guard; Candy Bohjanen-Hammitt, Sylvia Klimek, Ruth Steidle and Janet McHugh, American Red Cross Alexandria Gray Ladies; and Tom Meyer, board chair for American Red Cross North Central Blood Services, (Contributed)
Gray Ladies receive honor of excellence
July 10, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2015
Who is the mystery hero?
July 2, 2015 - 4:21pm
May 13, 2015
Students can register for Red Cross scholarship program
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
American Red Cross launches new emergency app
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Nominations sought for Red Cross Hero Awards
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Junior Dustin Neu is a veteran donator but decided to up his donation to double red cell this time around. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Key Club organizes biannual blood drive
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
December 27, 2013
American Red Cross expects decline in blood and platelet donations during holidays
December 27, 2013 - 8:44am
November 13, 2013
Red Cross launches High School Leadership Program
November 13, 2013 - 8:37am
June 17, 2009
One in 10 hospital patients needs blood
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Make blood donation part of summer plans
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am