If you can not donate blood, here is the next best thing to help the Red Cross.

Storage bag being filled with just donated blood

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Since the coronavirus hit Ohio, the American Red Cross has seen a decline in people coming to donate blood. Many including Ohio Governor Mike DeWine are worried the shortage of blood can lead to even more deaths in the state.

The Columbus-based clothing line HOMAGE thought of a creative way to help the Red Cross during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New merchandise represent the quote from one of DeWine’s state addresses, “We are Ohioans. We are Buckeyes. We are strong.”

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has led the way in efforts to keep us safe. During a press conference this past weekend, he shared a simple, yet powerful call to action: “We are Ohioans. We are Buckeyes. We are strong.” ❤️ We now face a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations. Currently, the @americanredcross is mobilizing to ensure a sufficient blood supply, and Ohioans are responding, demonstrating the strength and resolve that we share as Buckeyes. • For those who feel healthy and well enough to give blood or platelets, schedule an appointment at • A portion of net proceeds from sales will benefit the Red Cross.

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