According to Inova Blood Donor Services, which supports 90 percent of the area’s hospitals, seven out of the eight blood types are critically needed. Here’s how you can help.
Citing a shortfall of donations over the holidays, the American Red Cross put out an emergency call for blood donors in the D.C. area. See where you can donate.
A Red Cross blood drive at Bates Middle School in Annapolis was held in honor of Wendi Winters, a Capital Gazette reporter killed in the newsroom shooting earlier this year who spent a lot of time volunteering at various blood drives.
James Harrison, nicknamed “the man with the golden arm,” has a rare antibody in his blood that is used to make a lifesaving medication. Harrison is credited with saving the lives of more than 2.4 million babies.
A Red Cross effort to make blood donations easier and quicker includes a smartphone app that lets you track where your blood goes.
One victim was transported to a burn center via helicopter. The other victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Staff and volunteers who are usually helping out those in need in the D.C. area are currently providing relief to those in Harvey-stricken Texas.
Hurricane Harvey has left thousands of Texas residents stranded and in need of disaster assistance. Want to help? Here are some options.
A house fire early Sunday morning in Fairfax County left two residents hospitalized and two pets dead.
The American Red Cross is still seeking blood and cash donations to help the recovery effort in southern U.S. states after Hurricane Matthew roared along the East Coast this weekend.
Hurricane Matthew has left much destruction behind, and the need for help is great. Find out some ways you can help.
Hurricane Matthew is poised to wallop the country’s Southeast coast, and representatives of the D.C.-area’s chapter of the American Red Cross are on the ground Friday ready to help those impacted by the historic storm.
Currently, the American Red Cross has a less than a five-day supply on hand, a critically low level.
The American Red Cross says its summer blood supply is extremely low and is asking all eligible donors to schedule an appointment to donate blood and platelets.
A blood drive quickly ran out of appointments after it was named in honor of Officer Noah Leotta, who was hit during a traffic stop and later died.
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