Early last year, Mark Kraus, who regularly makes apheresis blood donations, was asked to make a special donation. A young girl with leukemia desperately needed platelets, the element that helps blood to clot. As soon as he donated his platelets at the American Red Cross Carriage Place Donation Center, they were transported to the hospital…… Continue reading Whose Life Could You Save?
The tools of Brock Jenkins’ trade lay on the table in front of him. A glove. A pair of shears. A handbook. A few simple medical objects, his training and experience – and his heart – equipped him to serve as a paramedic with the American Red Cross at the George R. Convention Center…… Continue reading “If You Are Approachable…”