Blood Donations

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Red Cross Seeking Blood Donations To Avoid Shortage

The American Red Cross is looking for ways to bolster the area’s blood supply to avoid a shortage the rest of the summer.

08/06/2015

People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Red Cross: Harsh Winter Leads To Decreased Blood Donations

Several snowstorms have led to a decrease in collected blood donations this winter, according to the American Red Cross of Massachusetts.

03/06/2015

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Mass. Red Cross: Blood Donations Urgently Needed

The American Red Cross is appealing for blood donations, saying its supply has reached emergency levels after 50,000 fewer donations than expected so far this month.

06/25/2012

Local blood drives aims to restock supplies

Blood donations typically fall in the summer.  The American Red Cross is embarking on a new campaign to restock supplies.  Donna Morrisey with the American Red Cross speaks with WBZ’s Jon Maclean about the campaign.

08/09/2010