Blood Donations

George Serena dressed up as a drop of blood two years ago, when he donated his 138th pint of blood. He's up to 151 as of Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

Palatine Man Donates 151st Pint Of Blood

George Serena, who was honored Tuesday at LifeSource in Arlington Heights as he extended his arm for pint 151, said “it’s just like getting your oil changed.”

08/12/2014

File Photo Of Person Donating Blood (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Brutal January Weather Taking A Toll On Blood Donations

The heavy snow and bitter cold this winter have put a major strain on supplies at Chicagoland blood banks, as donations have dropped precipitously because of cancelled blood drives and missed appointments.

01/31/2014

A donor takes part in a blood drive. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images for NZ Blood)

Red Cross Needs Blood; St. Bernard Hospital To Host Donation Drive

There’s an emergency call being made for blood donations today.

07/09/2013

Blood Donations

Blood Bank: Blizzard Cut Into Donations

A Chicago area blood bank says it has an urgent need for blood donors because of the blizzard this week.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Red Cross

Blood Shortage Has Red Cross Seeking Donors

The American Red Cross, experiencing its lowest supply of blood donations in a decade because of severe winter weather, is urging anyone who can give blood to do so.

01/25/2011