In recognition of May begin Trauma Awareness Month, 44 News and the American Red Cross at the corner of Stockwell and the Lloyd Expressway encourage you to give the gift of life on Monday, May 16th during the annual Life Saving Partners Blood Drive.
Assuming the world doesn't end on Dec. 21st (let's say for argument sake, it won't, or didn't depending on when you read this), the new year will bring with it a high demand for blood. In an effort to keep up supplies, the Southwestern Indiana Red Cross will host several blood drives across the Evansville area beginning New Year's Day.
As I mentioned in a previous entry, the holiday's provide a double-edged sword for the Southwestern Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross. On one hand the demand for blood is at one of its highest points of the year, while on the other hand, supply is low as the hustle and bustle of the holiday season prevents people from finding time to donate.
The holidays are a double-edged sword for the American Red Cross. The need for blood increases while the number of donors decreases as people focus on their holiday plans. In an effort to make to sure their supply is ready for whatever the holiday season throws at them, the Southwestern Indiana Chapter of the Red Cross will be staging several blood drives across the tri-state from December 1st - 1
The rain has already begun as the East Coast prepares for Hurricane Irene to make landfall on Saturday. The storm is expected to have a very large path of destruction spanning from the Carolinas to as far north as Massachusetts. AP News has reported that 2 Million people have been told to evacuate...