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Donate Life Month event tells of lives saved

Donate Life Month event tells of lives saved

CROWN POINT | Colorful and emotional stories of people who have given of themselves so that others might live were told April 14 during the annual Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point observance of National Donate Life Month.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Season of giving lasts for a lifetime

MERRILLVILLE | Food. Shelter. Comfort. Hope.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am

American Red Cross seeks blood donors to help meet holiday need

MERRILLVILLE | Honor a uniquely American holiday by giving something that’s uniquely you.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Start summer off by donating blood

MERRILLVILLE | With summer around the corner, and the end of the school year in sight, new and eligible blood donors are urged to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give in the next few weeks.

May 20, 2013 12:00 am
Time for Tea

Time for Tea

The Caring Place, the organization based in Valparaiso created to fund and manage a shelter for victims of domestic violence, recently started recognizing the generosity of donors by designating membership in their honorary Beacon Circle. The first event was a formal afternoon tea held in Fe…

April 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Blood donations bring hope to families and patients

MERRILLVILLE | Bring hope to a child’s life in the time it takes to eat lunch with a friend.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am

Bleed for the Band at Hanover Central

CEDAR LAKE | Hanover Central middle and high schools are partnering with the American Red Cross to host a Bleed for the Band blood drive Saturday.

July 05, 2012 12:00 am

World Blood Donor Day is June 14

MERRILLVILLE | Focusing on the idea that every person can become a hero by giving blood will be the focus of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.

June 07, 2012 12:00 am

Blood donations carry special meaning for Memorial Day

MERRILLVILLE | While Memorial Day may signal the unofficial start of summer, the holiday’s true meaning is inescapable for those wishing to honor armed forces members.

May 18, 2012 12:00 am
First executive director named to run PHJC Foundation

First executive director named to run PHJC Foundation

Terry Sanders, of Griffith, was recently named the first executive director of the newly established Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Foundation.

January 26, 2012 12:00 am
Showing donors reverence

Showing donors reverence

First-year medical student Alexandra Arges reads a poem for child and fetal donors during Friday's A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance of Our Donors at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.

January 13, 2012 4:15 pm
Showing donors reverence

Showing donors reverence

Army Reservist Joseph Wegmet's daughters Johanna Guth, left, and Nancy Anderson, right, and granddaughter Angela Wegmet were on hand for a service thanking anatomical donors at Indiana University Northwest.

January 13, 2012 4:15 pm
Showing donors reverence

Showing donors reverence

First-year medical student Samer Kawak, of Indianapolis, lights a candle Friday for veteran and donor Ronald Neetz during A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance of Our Donors at Indiana University Northwest.

January 13, 2012 4:10 pm
Showing donors reverence

Showing donors reverence

Pvts. First Class Joseph Chung and Paul Chung fold the flag that covered the donor table of Army Reservist Joseph Wegmet during A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance of Our Donors at Indiana University Northwest. Wegmet's granddaughter Angela Wegmet, left, and daughter Nancy Anderson loo…

January 13, 2012 4:10 pm
Showing donors reverence

Showing donors reverence

Indiana University medical students participate in A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance of Our Donors at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.

January 13, 2012 4:10 pm
Eighth annual event welcomes donors to Old Court House

Eighth annual event welcomes donors to Old Court House

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community Foundation will roll out the red carpet Nov. 5 for its 8th annual gala, and event that continues to grow and provides a venue to showcase the work of the foundation.

October 23, 2011 12:00 am

Help America be prepared by giving blood

MERRILLVILLE | America's blood supply is an important piece of the country's ability to respond to disasters. By donating blood, people can help prepare for the unexpected and help ensure blood is available when and where it's needed.

July 16, 2011 12:00 am

Red Cross seeks blood donors

MERRILLVILLE | Blood donations decline in the summer because school's out, and donors who regularly give during the academic year might wait until fall before donating again.

June 21, 2011 12:00 am

Foundation is "going the distance" for donors and the comunity

"I run because it's so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can't. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you're capable of so much more than you thought."

May 11, 2011 12:00 am

March Is Red Cross Month

MERRILLVILLE | March is the perfect time to give blood since it is Red Cross Month and the 60th anniversary of the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am
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