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OnStar and the American Red Cross need your help to find the missing blood types and save lives. Consider donating today.

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You may not realize how important certain letters are until they’re gone

In 2018, the United States went through another devastating hurricane season, with Florida and the Carolinas hit by catastrophic storms. The American Red Cross regularly responds to crisis situations like these, relying on the generosity of volunteer blood donors to help those affected by tragedy. But the Red Cross also provides blood for patients at hospitals and medical centers across the country every day. The need is constant — every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.

Unfortunately, only 3 out of every 100 people donate blood each year. Without more donors, disaster victims, hospital patients and others will not have a reliable supply of the type A, B and O blood that’s drastically needed, especially during the summer months.

But you can do something about it. You can help us fill in the missing types.

OnStar is working with the American Red Cross to support their Missing Types campaign and to inspire 325,000 people to donate blood — because no one should have to go without lifesaving help.

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Change the Statistics and Change Lives


There simply aren’t enough people donating blood, but you can change that. Find a blood donation center near you to schedule your donation appointment today.

DONATE TODAY

https://rcblood.org/missing-all-types

Why We’re Helping

OnStar has worked extensively with the Red Cross in the past to help strengthen relief efforts following disasters. During Hurricane Florence in 2018, OnStar Advisors assisted the Red Cross with an overflow of more than 100,000 calls from individuals seeking shelter and delivery of food, medicine and other essentials. During the 2017 hurricane season when hurricanes Harvey and Irma struck, that number was more than 700,000.

Being prepared for disasters like these is a fundamental tenet of the Red Cross and OnStar. But we can’t do it without you. Please visit https://rcblood.org/missing-all-types to schedule your blood donation appointment today. With your help, we can reverse the decline in blood donors.