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Need for blood donations rises in summer

Summer is a rough time for blood donations, says the American Red Cross's Steve Mavika, because people are on vacation and there aren't any school-based blood drives going on.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: Steve Mavika, American Red Cross

Intense summer weather creates blood shortage

The hot, steamy, stormy weather is leading to the worst blood shortage in 15 years.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: darci marchese, Red Cross, donation, weather