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Roanoke Broadcasters Blood Drive

- Join us Monday, July 31st at the our Donation Center located off of Electric Road in Salem! We’ll be collecting blood from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Local DJs from your favorite radio stations will be on site … 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. IF YOU ARE AN O NEGATIVE BLOOD DONOR, DONATE AND BE ENTERED INTO A RANDOM DRAWING ONCE A WEEK FOR A $100 GIFT CARD.  Your 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

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

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 … Continue reading
Adopt-a-Cot

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