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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

Virginia Blood Services Blood Donor App

- Virginia Blood Services’ Blood Donor Mobile App that puts the power to support life in the palm of your hand, is now available to download on iPhone and Android! The Virginia Blood Services Donor Mobile … Continue reading

University Drives

- College students and employees continue to support life through blood donation.   *All participating donors receive a limited edition “I Bleed…” college tee shirt at participating blood drives below, while supplies last.        … Continue reading

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

- 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

Valley Broadcasters Blood Drive in Harrisonburg

- Join us Monday, August 14th at the Double Tree Hotel! We’ll be collecting blood from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Local DJs from your favorite radio stations will be on site all day as well! Donors will … Continue reading

Donorama | RVA

- If you ever wondered how you can get involved in your community and give back, now is your chance! This will be a one stop event in Innsbrook for people to donate blood to save … 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

Honoring Mothers in May

- In honor of mothers and caregivers of children, Virginia Blood Services has launched the Mothers of May (M.O.M.) campaign.  The campaign recognizes moms who have personally been impacted by the gift of life, or who … Continue reading