American Red Cross Local Red Cross Chapter Seeking Independence Day Holiday Blood Donations By Jim Letizia • Jul 2, 2015 The Central Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross is asking for blood donations, saying the need is expected to increase over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Red Cross Teams Up With Utility On Emergency Preparation Campaign By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 27, 2015 The American Red Cross and Columbia Gas have launched a new effort to get more Ohioans ready for fires, floods and other emergencies. Blood Donations In Ohio, U.S. Below Last Year's Level By Jim Letizia • Feb 20, 2015 Severe winter storms and the flu and cold season are causing complications with blood supplies in Ohio and around the nation. Red Cross Seeking Local Blood Donors By Jim Letizia • Jan 9, 2014 The central Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross has issued a call for blood donations. Darke County Man Helping Victims Of Typhoon In Phillipines By Jim Letizia • Nov 12, 2013 A Darke County man is going to the Philippines to help people affected by the typhoon. Gay, Bisexual Men Holding Protest Blood Drives Today By Jim Letizia • Jul 12, 2013 Gay and bisexual men are attempting to donate blood at 53 sites across the nation today, even though they expect to be turned away. Blood Donations Badly Needed In Central Ohio By Jim Letizia • Jul 9, 2013 The Central Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations. Local Red Cross Volunteers Going To Oklahoma By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2013 Red Cross volunteers from Central Ohio leave this morning to help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma.