Mar 19, 2020 • 10M

COVID-19: Chad Priest, CEO of American Red Cross Indiana on Blood Shortages

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Chris Spangle
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Over 4,000 blood donation drives have been canceled and the blood supply is critically low across the country. Surgery and emergency patients are greatly at risk due to this, and they are calling for volunteers to help work virtually to arrange drives. They will keep everyone safe during a drive as well. COVID-19 does NOT spread through the blood. They desperately need blood drives organized in every community around the country. They will also need help responding during the approaching tornado season. Visit to donate or to organize a blood drive.

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Now Hear This is a conversation with leaders in Indianapolis that are working to improve the lives of Hoosiers. Our goal is to empower you to join in their work and make a difference while informing you about the unseen aspects of life in Indiana. Now Hear This airs weekends on Q95, Fox Sports 1260AM, Alt 103.3, Real 98.3 and iHeart Radio stations in Indianapolis as an effort to share the work of local nonprofits with listeners.

About the Host

Chris Spangle is currently the Digital Director for the BOB & TOM Show and current host of Now Hear This. After beginning his career as the producer of Abdul in the Morning, he went on to serve as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. He is also a podcast host and producer of shows like We Are Libertarians, Leaders and Legends with Robert Vane, and The Patdown with Ms. Pat. He is passionate about helping to amplify the work of local nonprofits.

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