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by Sai Rayala, Communications and Marketing Volunteer Every 15 seconds, someone needs platelets. For millions of Americans, they are essential to surviving and fighting cancer, chronic diseases, and traumatic injuries. One of these people was five-year-old Emery Twehues. Without platelet donations, Emery never would have been able to get the chemotherapy needed to survive her… Continue reading The Serious Need for Blood Platelet Donations
How to Stay Safe Before, During, and After a Flood
Remember: The American Red Cross is here to help! If you need immediate help during or after a disaster, all 1-800-redcross, text getemergency to 90999, or download the Red Cross Emergency App. As I was going home in Columbus recently, the danger of driving through floodwaters became real to me. Although the water from heavy… Continue reading How to Stay Safe Before, During, and After a Flood