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Warm up to Blood Donation: National Blood Donor Month

- Since 1970, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month (NBDM) to encourage donors to give or pledge to give blood. Virginia Blood Services recognizes and thanks our dedicated blood donors who give blood … Continue reading
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WE NEED YOU

- Blood supplies coast-to-coast are dangerously low due to a severe dip in donations leading up to and following the July 4th holiday, prompting a coordinated nationwide call for donors of blood all types. Current forecasting … Continue reading

Type O Negative

- WE HAVE AN IMMEDIATE NEED FOR O NEGATIVE BLOOD. Your blood type is O negative. You can donate red blood cells to all blood types, making you the universal red cell donor! Since O negative red … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Update

- With the current weather across parts of the state, Virginia Blood Services is encouraging our loyal donors to visit a mobile blood drive or community donor center in the coming days, as these types of weather conditions impact our … 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

Movie Time – Two Days Only

- Calling all A Positive, B Positive, AB Positive and O Negative Blood Donors! We are in immediate need of platelets and type O negative blood, and WE NEED YOUR HELP!   January 4th and 5th … 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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