For 133 years, the American Red Cross has taken the lead in organizing an army of volunteers to help communities devastated by disasters.
Without volunteers, the organization wouldn’t function. That includes the more than 3.5 million people who volunteered to give blood last year, providing a life-saving resource for patients in about 3,000 U.S. hospitals and transfusion centers.
“While the world changes around us, our mission never does,” said Todd Kulman, communications program manager for the American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region. “We’re all about helping others during times of great need – and we can do that because of the generosity of countless volunteers and donors—including people who roll up their sleeve and give blood.”
If you’d like to join the efforts, the following blood drivers are scheduled: