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Adopt-a-Cot Program

- Adopt-a-Cot at Virginia Blood Services   Virginia Blood Services needs 400 donors a day to meet the demand of more than 20 area hospitals. In order to meet this goal, we need your help. If … 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. Did you know? Our hospitals require access to specific … 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 treatments … Continue reading

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day!

- Every two seconds, someone like you will need blood. Donating is quick and easy, and worth celebrating. This summer, you can give patients the strength, hope and courage to help support up to three lives with your blood donation on World Blood … 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
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Score big with the Washington Redskins & Virginia Blood Services

- As a proud partner of the Washington Redskins, Virginia Blood Services is pleased to offer football fans and donors alike the opportunity to score big! Visit one of our convenient donor centers  or a designated Redskins drive for … Continue reading

Give a Pint This March

- Patients in need cannot simply wait for luck to help them in times of much needed blood transfusions. This March, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by giving the gift of life! When you visit a community … Continue reading
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Radio One Broadcasters for Blood Drive

- Come join us, Monday, February 29th for our Radio One Broadcasters for Blood Drive at White Oak Village in Richmond.  We’ll be set up in a store front by DTLR from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. collecting blood and … Continue reading

Be the Giving Type in 2016 and give patients hope, strength and courage! Participate in our annual Resolution Blood Drive and enjoy free food and hourly prize raffles throughout the day, where personalities from local TV and … Continue reading

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Blood Donors Support the Hungry 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