Red Cross Board Member Saves a Life Across the Globe

Board Member Florence Wang

The heroic efforts of Florence Wang, a Board member of the ARC of the Mahoning Valley (Ohio) facilitated the necessary medical care to save the life of a complete stranger across the world. An American ex-pat working in China for Omnova Solutions took gravely ill and needed a transfusion. Of Chinese decent, she was able to use her Chinese connections to get him the lifesaving platelets he needed from the Red Cross Society of Shandong Province. She saved the life of a complete stranger because she believes in the Red Cross.

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