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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

Changes are coming to your online experience

- As VBS works to make the donor and volunteer blood drive coordinator process as easy as possible, we are excited to launch our new DonorView and AccountView websites! Starting February 1, when you log in … Continue reading

We need your plasma donation

- Virginia Blood Services is in very short supply of AB plasma. We need to ensure we have enough plasma to supply our local hospitals, especially as we enter into December and the holiday season. Plasma is … Continue reading

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You can win a Target gift card!

- Have you ever considered scheduling your NEXT donation appointment when you come in to donate? Doing this helps us and you (since we won’t need to call you after your donation and ask you to … Continue reading

Winchester Broadcasters for Blood Drive

- Friday April 14th Apple Blossom Mall 11 am – 7 pm Virginia Blood Services and local radio stations are encouraging community members to come out to this special event to support life through blood donation. … Continue reading

Platelet Donations

- Did you know that specific blood types are best utilized for platelet donations? Donors with blood types A+, B+ and AB+ should consider making this generous donation, and can even donate every 2 weeks. Some cancer … Continue reading

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Press Releases

Local Broadcasters Ask Richmond to “Drop The Excuses”

- Virginia Blood Services holds 12-hour Broadcasters Blood Drive to help combat summer shortages. Virginia Blood Services (VBS) in partnership with local media will host a 12-hour blood drive on Monday, June 25 at its headquarters … 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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