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American Red Cross launches Missing Types Campaign

 

A’s, B’s and O’s are disappearing from major brands to highlight the critical importance of Blood Donations

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The Missing Types campaign has been lauched by the American Red Cross to raise awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urge the public to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this summer.

During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the letters representing the main blood groups – are disappearing from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role blood donors play in helping patients.

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American Red Cross campaign urges donors to fill the Missing Types by giving blood

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The American Red Cross is trying to raise public awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urge the public to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this summer with the Missing Types campaign.

During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the letters representing the main blood groups – are disappearing from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role blood donors play in helping patients.

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American Red Cross has Critical need for Type O Blood

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations.

As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets now through June 10th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email.

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors to give now to ensure blood is available for patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. All other blood types are also needed at this time. (American Red Cross)

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors to give now to ensure blood is available for patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. All other blood types are also needed at this time. (American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross asks everyone to give Blood during Trauma Awareness Month

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – There’s no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That’s why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood and platelets during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the moment an injured patient arrives.

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio/American Red Cross)

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross to offer Free Smoke Alarms in Clarksville

 

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Clarksville firefighters to join Sound the Alarm event April 27th

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – American Red Cross and Clarksville Fire Rescue volunteers will visit homes to help install free smoke alarms during a national effort against home fires.

The local home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event, known as Sound the Alarm, will begin at 9:00am Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 303 Market Street.

This scene from a fire-damaged home shows where a smoke alarm had been removed before the fire. A Red Cross and Clarksville Fire Rescue home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event, known as Sound the Alarm, will begin at 9:00am Saturday, April 27th at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 303 Market Street.

This scene from a fire-damaged home shows where a smoke alarm had been removed before the fire. A Red Cross and Clarksville Fire Rescue home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event, known as Sound the Alarm, will begin at 9:00am Saturday, April 27th at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 303 Market Street.

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American Red Cross asks you to Give Blood during National Volunteer Month

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this spring.

Nearly half of the public knows someone who has been helped by a blood transfusion.

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Give Blood with American Red Cross this Spring, Be a Lifesaver

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – Eligible blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – are urged to give blood through the American Red Cross now to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring.

By giving blood, donors may be helping someone like 5-year-old Emery Twehues, who was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia last spring.

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross reports Severe Shortage of Type O Blood

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter.

Type O blood is the most in-demand blood type, helping patients facing life-threatening conditions and emergencies every day.

HBO, Red Cross partner to offer sweepstakes, T-shirts to donors and Game of Thrones fans. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

HBO, Red Cross partner to offer sweepstakes, T-shirts to donors and Game of Thrones fans. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross Blood Supply strained as Winter Storms cancel Blood Drives

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – 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 blood drives were forced to cancel due to severe winter weather blanketing parts of the U.S., and additional cancellations are expected this week.

American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood, platelet donors to give now.  (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood, platelet donors to give now. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Crow Recreation Center closes temporarily

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Due to a local apartment fire, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports that the Crow Recreation Center is being utilized as an emergency shelter by the American Red Cross and is closed to the public through at least Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.

All activities scheduled during that time have been canceled.

Crow Recreation Center utilized as an emergency shelter after local apartment fire.

Crow Recreation Center utilized as an emergency shelter after local apartment fire.

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