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2011-04-13 13:08:00

Award-winning actress, talk show personality and music artists join 35 other celebrity Red Cross supporters. WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five celebrities join the American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet, a group of celebrity supporters who promote Red Cross services by donating their time, helping neighbors prepare for emergencies, responding to disasters and lending a helping hand to those in need - down the street, across the country and around the world....

2011-03-14 09:28:00

Members of Congress and staff to learn Red Cross First Aid and CPR skills WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by American Red Cross: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Gabrielle Giffords Honorary Save-a-Life training on Capitol Hill March 16th. Inspired by the heroic actions that saved lives during the tragic shooting in Tucson, the American...

2011-02-04 15:14:00

JERUSALEM, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medisafe 1 Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: MFTH), a developer of patented technologies that physically prevent unauthorized administration of prescription medications, announced today a significant progress on the discussions to implement the company's safety pre-matching locking device technology for blood transfusion vials with Israel's national Emergency Medical Services Provider who oversee the entire Nation's Blood Banks. Israel's...

2010-02-08 20:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the month of February the Los Angeles Kings players will donate $200 a piece to the American Red Cross relief operation in Haiti for each winning game, (up to $4,800 per win) and the Kings Care Foundation will match each total contribution. With a three game winning streak in February, the Kings have already raised $19,200. Tonight the team will travel to Anaheim; host Edmonton on February 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Colorado on February 13 at...

2010-01-21 08:52:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) announced today the company is contributing $150,000 to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Haiti. The Red Cross is raising money to fund food, water, shelter, medical supplies and other humanitarian relief urgently needed in Haiti. "By directing our contribution to the American Red Cross, we will have an immediate impact on the needs of the Haitian people affected by the earthquake. Our support will deliver...

2010-01-16 10:39:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross needed help getting blood into Haiti this week and CBS News flew to the rescue. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081216/DC52619LOGO ) The Red Cross has an agreement with the United Nations Mission Hospital in Haiti to send 13 units of blood every three weeks. The hospital called, asking for additional blood because of the medical emergencies in Haiti after this week's earthquake. The National Inventory...

2009-12-03 21:32:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross won a court injunction today against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 929 after its members illegally blocked vehicles from leaving the facility, interfering with blood shipments to local hospitals. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081216/DC52619LOGO ) The Teamsters initiated a work stoppage against the American Red Cross Blood Services Penn-Jersey Region earlier today. The union...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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