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Central & Eastern Oregon Ford Transit Connect Campaign

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Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and the American Red Cross provides about 40% of the nation’s supply. Our blood services Community Emergency Vehicles are critical to this mission.

We replace approximately 370 blood services vehicles every year to make sure everyone gets the lifesaving blood they need. In our Central & Eastern Oregon Chapter, we need to purchase a new Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van for our blood fleet at a cost of $30,000.

The Community Emergency Vehicle will transport blood from processing, testing and, storage centers and deliver it to patients in need at hospitals and cancer treatment centers in our Chapter.

The Community Emergency Vehicle will also provide emergency delivery of rare blood and urgent blood to hospitals experiencing a shortage.

This fundraising effort is led solely by the Board Members from the Central & Eastern Oregon Chapter. Please support us in our effort to purchase this vehicle for the ongoing blood collection efforts in our communities across Central and Eastern Oregon.

Read more about our CEV opportunity.

This short video highlights the importance of our vehicles in fulfilling the Red Cross mission, as well as our current need. 


Any questions please contact:
Nadine McCrindle | Executive Director
Central & Eastern Oregon Chapter
American Red Cross
815 SW Bond St, Suite 110. Bend, OR 97702
Cell: 541-797-9797

Any funds raised over our $35,500 target will go towards the Cascades Region Blood Fleet program.