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Share Your Health!

- When’s the last time you stopped to appreciate all the good stuff your blood does for you? Without it, oxygen would never reach your cells and carbon dioxide would be filling your blood vessels as … Continue reading

Free Smoothies for RVA Blood Donors

- Saves Lives. Drink Smoothies. During the month of May, Virginia Blood Services and Tropical Smoothie Cafe are partnering to thank blood donors for their life saving donations. All participating Richmond area blood donors will receive … Continue reading

April is Donate Life Month

- April is Donate Life Month! Did you know that patients undergoing an organ transplant will need blood during the procedure? Here’s a look at how much blood is needed depending on the procedure: Liver Transplant … Continue reading

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Be A Hero: American Donor

- In the days leading up to and including Memorial, Independence and Veterans Day, we will encourage participating donors to honor our serviceman with a blood donation supporting life-saving transfusions that occur every day.  When you present … Continue reading

The most productive thing you will do today….

- Saving Lives… the most productive thing you will do today. 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! … Continue reading

Ben’s Journey

- Ben Bane is a 27 year old graduate of Lord Botetourt and Virginia Tech. He is currently employed by Carilion as the Scribe Manager. His family physician, Dr. Karen Perkins, recommended that he get some … Continue reading

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Saving Lives Takes All Types

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives Takes All Types brochure in PDF format.

Saving Lives From Start to Finish

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives From Start to Finish brochure in PDF format.

First Time Donor

- Click the preview image to download the First Time Donor brochure in PDF format.

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