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Red Cross Partners with Troy University for Two-Day Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is working to address a nation-wide shortage of blood donations. The organization is teaming with Troy University for a two-day blood drive. Blood drive organizers say COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of hundreds of blood drives across the country “We have lost a total of over 3000 units in our area,” American Red Cross Team Supervisor…

Disaster Relief Trailer Stolen from Central Alabama Red Cross Montgomery Location

The Executive Director of the Central Alabama Red Cross says someone stole a disaster relief trailer from the Montgomery office. Executive Director, Kelly Hodges, says the theft occurred sometime between between Friday afternoon and Monday morning. Two of the three disaster relief trailers remained at the office. The Central Alabama Red Cross Montgomery office is located at 5015 Woods Crossing,…

Alabama News Network Partners with American Red Cross for ‘Holiday Hero Blood Drive’

Alabama News Network partnered with the American Red Cross to encourage everyone to give blood this holiday season. The Montgomery “Holiday Hero Blood Drive” was Friday from 1 pm to 7 pm at Eastdale Mall. Those who donate received a long sleeve Red Cross T-shirt, an ice skating pass, and was entered into a raffle. To make an appointment to…

Red Cross Teaming Up with State Farm to bring Veterans “Totes of Hope”

Red Cross is teaming up with State Farm to provide “Totes of Hope” bags to veterans across the country. There’s not one way to say thank you. Sometimes a “thank you” can come from a hand-written note or a hug. Sometimes the best way to tell someone thank you is just showing them how much you care. The Red Cross…

Need for Blood Donations is on the Rise

Now that spring is here and the temperature is rising, it’s also the time of year when blood donations are dropping. The Red Cross Donation Center in Montgomery will be open every Monday from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM accepting blood donations. While all blood types are needed, there is a special need for type “O”  Negative.  Its’ the universal…