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Memorial Day – Remembering Those That Served

- In the days leading up to and including Memorial Day, we will encourage participating donors to honor a veteran with a blood donation supporting life-saving transfusions that occur every day.  When you present to donate … 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 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

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

Thank you RVA!

- Virginia Blood Services wants to thank Richmond for the life supporting donations our community has made over the last 40 years! Our Richmond donors have shown their loyalty to Richmond and Virginia Blood Services by … Continue reading