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Sep 09, 2014, 00:01 ET
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New Red Cross App Puts Power to Help Save Lives in Hands of Blood Donors

The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:28 ET
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Red Cross and Disney Honor National Preparedness Month: Arming Kids and Families with New Resources to Prepare for Disasters

The American Red Cross and Disney today unveiled a new disaster preparedness video, featuring Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, to help teach kids...

Aug 26, 2014, 10:19 ET
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American Red Cross, Sport Clips Haircuts Partner to Offer Haircuts to Blood and Platelet Donors

 The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that "Saving Lives Never Looked So Good." During September, people who...

Aug 18, 2014, 15:10 ET
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American Red Cross Supports Ebola Response in West Africa

 The American Red Cross is supporting efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, thanks to the generous donation of $2.8 million from...

Jul 14, 2014, 10:30 ET
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American Red Cross Elects Three New Members to its Board of Governors

The American Red Cross elected three new members to its Board of Governors: Ajay Banga; Emilio Romano; and Carol B. Tomé. The American Red...

Jun 20, 2014, 13:30 ET
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American Red Cross Continues Transformation to Better Help People in Need

The American Red Cross is continuing a transformation of its operations to help people in need in a more efficient way that makes the best use of...

Jun 11, 2014, 00:01 ET
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American Red Cross Launches Six Free Spanish-Language Apps with Lifesaving Information to Help Keep Families Safe

The American Red Cross is launching six free Spanish-language apps for disasters and home emergencies with simple lifesaving information that will...

Jun 11, 2014, 00:01 ET
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La Cruz Roja Americana lanza sus seis aplicaciones gratuitas en español con información importante para mantener a las familias a salvo

 La Cruz Roja Americana lanza sus seis aplicaciones gratuitas en español para desastres y emergencias domésticas. Incluyen...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Corporate Partners Help American Red Cross Prepare for Hurricane Season

As the 2014 Hurricane season begins, the American Red Cross is ready to help people when disasters strike, thanks to the help of more than 95...

May 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Red Cross "100 Days of Summer; 100 Days of Hope" Campaign Urges Help for People in Need

The American Red Cross today kicked off a 100-day campaign urging everyone to help people facing emergency situations this summer by giving blood,...

May 20, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Red Cross Launches Campaign to Cut Drowning Rate in Half in 50 Cities

 The American Red Cross today launched a new national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent in 50 cities over the next three to...

May 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Red Cross Continues Tornado Recovery Efforts in Oklahoma

The American Red Cross today released a progress report on its work to help people and communities in Oklahoma rebuild and recover since a series...

May 14, 2014, 10:52 ET
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MGM Resorts International, Kangaroo Express, and University of Phoenix team with American Red Cross through Service to the Armed Forces Giving Program

Supporting members of the U.S. military, veterans and their families is an important part of the mission of the American Red Cross, and MGM Resorts...

May 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
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American Red Cross Issues Six-Month Report on Typhoon Haiyan Response

Six months after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, the American Red Cross continues to deliver the right help at the right time. In...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:42 ET
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Red Cross Responds from Midwest to Southeast to Help People after Floods and Tornadoes

The American Red Cross is responding across multiple states, helping people affected by the storm that is causing catastrophic flooding in Florida...

Apr 29, 2014, 11:50 ET
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Red Cross Responds to Tornadoes Across Multiple States with Shelter, Food and Relief Supplies

The American Red Cross is responding across the South and Midwest to help people affected by the massive storm system that has destroyed...

Apr 28, 2014, 11:39 ET
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Red Cross Helps Arkansas Tornado Survivors With Shelter, Food and Relief Supplies

The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday's devastating tornadoes. More than 200 people...

Apr 22, 2014, 13:30 ET
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American Red Cross Transforming to Better Deliver its Humanitarian Mission

 The American Red Cross has undergone a transformation of its operations over the past six years to better deliver its humanitarian mission,...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:30 ET

Greg Biffle Welcomes Red Cross Blood Donor to No. 16 Pit Crew

The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to...

Apr 03, 2014, 16:01 ET
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American Red Cross and Dell Open North Texas Social Media Listening and Engagement Center, Expanding the Community's Ability to Help During Disasters

The American Red Cross North Texas Region is expanding its ability to connect with people during disasters with a new Digital Operations Center,...