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Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood

O negative, B negative, and A negative are the most-needed blood types.


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Flood Relief in Jefferson County

Red Cross begins damage assessments in Festus, DeSoto, as it prepares to shut down shelter



Overnight America Podcast: December 22nd, 2014 – Laura Howe, Spencer Albee

Laura Howe joined us to talk about all the wonderful things that the Red Cross has done during the 2014 year.   Musician Spencer Albee joined us to talk about his latest EP Love Is Not […]


FERGUSON, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Protesters gather across the street from the police department on September 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests continued in the St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

County EOC will Activate Today in Anticipation of Demonstrations

The St. Louis County Emergency Operations Center plans to activate later today in anticipation of planned weekend demonstrations, which Ferguson, Missouri, protestors are calling a “weekend of resistance.”



Blood, Platelet Donations Needed at Red Cross

Especially needed are donations of O-Negative, B-Negative, and A-Negative types.


Residents of Santa Ana Apartments in St. Ann, Mo. getting food from the Red Cross on Friday, March 28, 2014 (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

St. Ann Apartment Dwellers Displaced

Water used to put out small fire, Friday, requires big cleanup.



Bad Weather Impacts Blood Supply

Bad weather has taken a toll on local blood supplies at the Red Cross.


Mo. state treasurer Clint Zweifel presents a $10,000 check to the Red Cross of St. Louis. Photo: UPI

Red Cross Receives $10,000 from Mo. State Treasurer Zweifel

Red Cross officials logged onto Zweifel’s website and learned they had $10,000 in unclaimed property.


WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Residents of Elgin Avenue sort through debris after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

St. Louis Red Cross Dispatches Teams to Help Ill. Tornado Victims

Several dozen Red Cross teams are headed across the state of Illinois to provide storm victims with basic emergency needs such as food, a safe place to stay, health services and emotional support.


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St. Louis Volunteer Coordinates Colorado Flood Aid

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – His work hours are supposed to be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. but tell that to area Red Cross volunteer Don Barkley who is in Colorado to help flood victims. “You […]



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