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American Red Cross:

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international organization concerned with the alleviation of human suffering and the promotion of public health; the world-recognized symbols of mercy and absolute neutrality are the Red Cross, the Red Crescent, and the Red Crystal flags and emblems.
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While the Intercept Blood System received FDA approval in December 2014 for treatment of platelets in platelet additive solution (PAS-3), participating in the IDE study allows the American Red Cross to continue producing platelets in 100% plasma, according to its standard practice on the island.
Maui Wowi Hawaiian donated 100 percent of the funds raised during its hands-on smoothie training event at the company's headquarters in June to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund for Oklahoma tornado victims.
Collected money would be channeled through the American Red Cross and designated specifically for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, the company said.
"Because iTunes is not sharing your personal information with the American Red Cross, the American Red Cross is unable to further acknowledge your donation," Apple says.
Originating in 2005 to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina, the first event featured several top Alaska chefs cooking New Orleans favorites with accompanying regional music and an auction, says Laura Spano, development specialist for the American Red Cross of Alaska.
"We stand ready to lend a hand to the American Red Cross and those families in their time of need," says Joanne Goldblum, executive director of the National Diaper Bank Network.
The hotel is providing guests that donate blood with American Red Cross t-shirts and the opportunity to win 20,000 Marriott Reward Points.
Le Colonial, San Francisco: The restaurant donated 1,5 percent of all its revenue from the dining room and lounge during the last week of March to the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter in support of the Japanese relief efforts.
In the first three days nearly 9,000 customers made financial contributions to the American Red Cross, in addition to donations of more than 50 million Mileage Plus and OnePass frequent flyer miles to support American Red Cross travel needs.
"The American Red Cross is extremely grateful for this generous support from Sandra Bullock and her family," the New York Daily News quoted the organization as saying in a statement Thursday.
Technology and online sample company uSamp announced on Thursday that its survey community, Surveyhead, will serve as the focal point of a donation campaign to help raise money for American Red Cross relief efforts in Japan following last week's earthquake and tsunami.
High Ridge Park Corporate Center announced the 2010 Fairfield County Property Managers and Landlords Blood Drive Challenge raised 371 productive units of blood for the American Red Cross.

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