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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

Bring a Friend, Be The Difference

- Help us rebuild our community blood supply after the recent inclement weather!  Bring a friend (a new or lapsed donor) and you both will receive a “Be The Difference” Sweatshirt when you visit any community … 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

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

Triple Your Giving This Holiday Season

- Donate Blood. Feed the Hungry. Support Life.   For more than 40 years donors like you have shown your loyalty, providing the needed blood supply for our community. You are the Giving Type! Sunday, Nov. … Continue reading

Visit Donor-Rita-Ville!

- Back by popular demand, Summer in Paradise: Donor-Rita-Ville with Virginia Blood Services is going on during the month of July. With blood donors on vacation, and high schools and colleges hosting fewer blood drives, the … Continue reading

February is Heart Health Month

- During the month of February, ITxM blood centers will encourage donors and the community to “love their heart” by educating them about heart health awareness.   The American Heart Association has defined what it means … Continue reading