Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Explains How the National Blood Donation Crisis Affects their Child’s Care

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

The Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over a decade. Donations are crucial in helping people make swift recove.... Read More

Foundation to provide hope for residents in need of a helping hand

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

With three major projects completed through community outreach, the LaVergne based “We Are Hope Foundation” has been formally established. The mission of the Found.... Read More

Red Cross emergency blood shortage: Lowest supply levels in more than a decade

Oct 26, 2021 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the o.... Read More

MTSU True Blue Blood Drive Honors Three Alumni for Donating more than 1,300 Units of Blood Nov. 1-Nov. 3

Oct 18, 2021 at 06:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., — The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders are joining forces with the American Red Cross to get more than 300 units of blood co.... Read More

The Red Cross Needs Your Help - Donation Drives in Rutherford, Bedford and Coffee Counties

Sep 13, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launc.... Read More

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to be Wary of Scams When Donating to Flood Relief

Aug 23, 2021 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

After the devastating flooding in Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties this weekend, Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages Tennesseans to be wary of scams when.... Read More

Amelia’s Closet Top 200 Finalist in State Farm Neighborhood Assist

Aug 11, 2021 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – The two thousand grant applicants accepted through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® website were submitted within forty-five minutes natio.... Read More

Be red, white and 'True Blue': Donate blood Sept. 2 at MTSU 'Battle of the Branches'

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU will mark Sept. 11 by helping save lives in a red, white and “True Blue’” fashion again this year, encouragin.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro is in Need of Volunteers

Jul 21, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries is always looking for new volunteers and the next volunteer orientation will take place on Thursday (7/22/21) morning at 10.That was Greenhouse founder C.... Read More

Demos Family Donates Food Truck to Liberty’s Station

Jul 14, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – July 14, 2021 – Peter and Kristen Demos have donated their Demos Brands food trailer to Liberty’s Station, the new social enterprise of Am.... Read More

Local Non-Profit Collecting School Supplies for 100 Local School Children

Jul 13, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Hear our full interview with Barnabas Vision volunteer Hillary Hodges above this article.Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is in the process of collecting school supplies to fi.... Read More

Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association and Partners Donate what Equates to 3,000 Pounds of Beef to Second Harvest Food Bank

Jul 13, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – At the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Lebanon, Tenn. on July 2-3, the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) with help from industry partne.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Employees Donate 5,279 Food Items to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:27 am by WGNS

Ascend Federal Credit Union today announced that its employees donated 5,279 food items to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The collection was held in May at.... Read More

Red Cross in Need of Blood Donations

Mar 25, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply.This.... Read More

Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather in the midst of the Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American R.... Read More

Red Cross urges blood donation to maintain supply amid pandemic

Jan 25, 2021 at 07:11 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. Thi.... Read More

'Circulate the love' at MTSU's Feb. 8 Valentine blood drive to save lives

Jan 20, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Good-hearted blood donors can “circulate the love” among Middle Tennessee neighbors Monday, Feb. 8, by giving their life.... Read More

GREENHOUSE MINISTRIES: COVID-19 Leads to Growth of Need for Food

Dec 16, 2020 at 11:39 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries continues to help local residents in positive ways. Cliff Sharp who founded Greenhouse, told WGNS NEWS…Job loss due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has l.... Read More

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to Give Wisely this Holiday Season

Nov 25, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

In this season of giving, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations."Tennesseans are generous and support each o.... Read More

Christmas 2020: Helping out families in Need this year

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Every year, non-profit Barnabas Vision pairs local residents with a family in need with a goal of helping that family with Christmas. Those who volunteer to help the le.... Read More