Blood Donations

Protest To Lift Blood Donation Ban For Gay MenOpponents of a federal ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men are demonstrating at a St. Paul blood bank. Organizer Zachary Fincher says about 20 to 40 men will try to donate blood at the Memorial Blood Centers' St. Paul location Friday.
Red Cross Says It’s In ‘Urgent’ Need Of BloodOfficials with the American Red Cross said Tuesday they are in urgent need of blood donations now that the Fourth of July has passed. The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donors of all types, with an increased need for O-negative, B-negative and A-negative.
Red Cross Officials Say Need For Blood UrgentOfficials with the American Red Cross say there’s an urgent need for two different types of blood and they’re encouraging people to donate.
American Red Cross Needs Blood For Sandy VictimsThe American Red Cross is asking for increased blood donations in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
American Red Cross In Major Need Of Blood DonorsOfficials with the American Red Cross said Monday they are urging anybody who can to donate blood.
Tattoo Rule Eased, More Blood Donors ExpectedThe Minnesota Red Cross could receive hundreds more blood donors each year after lifting a waiting period required for people with tattoo.
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