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Take Action: Donate Platelets

- Donating platelets takes a little longer than donating whole blood, so kick back, get comfortable and relax with a movie on one of our iPads! All of our Community Donor Centers have Netflix accounts and … Continue reading

Give Platelets. Give Hope.

- Did you know that specific blood types are best utilized for platelet donations? Some cancer treatments cause a loss of platelets. These specialized blood cells help control blood clotting. When platelet levels fall too low, … Continue reading

Sickle Cell Awareness

- September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month Virginia Blood Services is committed to working to improve patient care for sickle cell patients in the communities we serve. There is an increased need for research and treatment … Continue reading

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Special Events

MIDAS Blood Drives

- MIDAS of Richmond, Inc. Donor Appreciation Giveaway 2018   FREE OIL CHANGES, AND NOW…. FREE TIRES!  Can’t make the blood drive? No problem! Check out our new way for you to be a part of … Continue reading

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