blood drive http://publicradioeast.org en Red Cross In Need of Blood Donations http://publicradioeast.org/post/red-cross-need-blood-donations <p>The American Red Cross is facing a shortage of blood. Lee Jenkins has more.</p><p>In a situation similar to last year, the Red Cross is facing a 10 percent nationwide decrease in blood donation, leaving them 50,000 donation short of their projections. According to the Communications Director of Eastern North Carolina's Red Cross, Autum Mihm, summer vacations for students have contributed to the drop in donations.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:56:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19348 at http://publicradioeast.org