Blood Donation

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Red Cross Celebrates National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month.


(L-R: Ronald Quay, a blood recipient; Brigid O'Neill LaGier, CEO of American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region; Meg McGoldrick, chief operating officer of Abington Hospital; and Dr. James Yushack, director of Abington's trauma program.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Amid Shortfall, Area Blood Bank Pleads For Blood Donors

There is a critical need for blood donations in our region, according to Red Cross officials who spoke today in Abington.


Red Cross blood donation workers march in a picket line at 7th and Spring Garden Streets. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Red Cross Workers Picket After Talks Fall Through

Red Cross workers at blood banks across the Delaware Valley hit the picket line this morning after talks broke down late last night.