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Gay men say rule against donating blood ‘an unnecessary double standard’

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. – All through high school, college and his first years of teaching, Paul Hindemith donated blood about four times a year.

When he announced he was gay at age 26, though, his life as a donor came to an abrupt halt.

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Haas bleeds for his cause

June 15, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

When Dean Haas isn’t selling cars, he may be working for blood.
The Jamestown resident has volunteered as a United Blood Services blood donation coordinator for the past 21 years, and he said he’s responsible for raising more than 3,000 blood units. Continue Reading

Bloodmobile to visit April 25

April 15, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will accept blood donations from 1 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave. Continue Reading

Flu cases shorten blood supply in the Dakotas, MN

February 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN (AP) The flu and other winter illnesses have led to a shortage of blood in parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota, and recent blizzard conditions have hindered efforts to collect more.
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Red Cross blood drive slated for Nov. 15

November 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will accept blood donations from 1 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave. Continue Reading

‘Heroes Behind the Badges’ helps community blood supply

September 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The seventh annual “Heroes Behind the Badges” blood drive last month ended with tremendous success. Continue Reading

Donating in the Battle of the Badges

August 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Anton Helfrich, left, of Killdeer, sits patiently donating blood Monday down the hall from the movie theatre at Prairie Hills Mall while Jennifer Haggins, a donor technician, records information on Helfrich’s chart. Continue Reading

Battle of the Badges: Team Law vs. Team Fire

August 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Team Edward versus Team Jacob. Team Gale versus Team Peeta. Team Law versus Team Fire. These pop culture rivalries are among the most iconic of the 21st century. Continue Reading

Blood donation saves Grand Forks mother’s life

June 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Alexander Azenkeng knows what death looks like. “In Cameroon, I saw every sign of people passing,” said Alex, who immigrated to the United States in 2001 to study at UND. He saw those signs in his wife the day she gave birth to their fourth child at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks and in the days that followed. Continue Reading

Sanford hosts blood drive

May 8, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Sanford Worthington and Community Blood Bank will host a spring community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Continue Reading