FACT: Cancer patients use nearly one-quarter of the blood supply – more than patients fighting any other disease. And there simply aren’t enough people donating regularly to meet the need. That’s why the American Red Cross and American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to Give Time. … Continue reading How you can help cancer patients: Give Blood to Give Time
Most people don’t spend their wedding anniversary hosting a blood drive, but that’s exactly what Katherine “Kat” Pinedo is doing on Friday, August 21. Residents of Carpinteria and surrounding communities are invited to join Kat and her family in helping save lives by giving blood at a blood drive in her honor: Friday, August 21, … Continue reading The Kat Pinedo Blood Drive
As many of you know, I am at the end of my second term, and I have had a chance to meet some amazing people. I have created partnerships with all the “Office of Education” for our region. I have introduced the American Red Cross to different organizations and had the opportunity to educate a … Continue reading To Thank Our Heroes
The CSU Channel Islands campus was still quiet as Laurie Hurtado made her way to the library. She and other Red Cross Club members were there early to set up for their blood drive. All week they had been tabling in front of the library to sign students and faculty up for the big event. Laurie … Continue reading Day in the Life: Red Cross Club Blood Drive, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.