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The American Red Cross of Connecticut serves more than 3.5 million Connecticut residents in 168 towns in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham counties, plus Fishers Island, N.Y.
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We serve the community from seven offices and two blood donation centers around the state.
The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. You will feel good knowing you've helped change a life. Schedule an appointment at one of our locations.
Patricia “Pat” Scharr, one of the most passionate Red Crossers, is retiring after more than 40 years with the American Red Cross
Story by: Ciara DiVita, American Red Cross Photos by: Susan Plotner, American Red Cross On June 19, 2018, the American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region held a retirement reception honoring Patricia “Pat” Scharr at Highfield Country Club in Middlebury, Connecticut. Pat has been a valued member of the Red Cross team for more... Continue Reading →
Are you the Missing Type? American Red Cross Connecticut Hosts Missing Types Event to Raise Blood Donations
Contributed by Angelina DiBacco and Ciara DiVita, American Red Cross Imagine a World without the letters A, B and O? H_w w_uld y_u get _y? Let’s try that again… How would you get by? That’s what the American Red Cross is encouraging the public to think about this summer. If the letters A, B and... Continue Reading →