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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

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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

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Saving Lives Takes All Types

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives Takes All Types brochure in PDF format.

Saving Lives From Start to Finish

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives From Start to Finish brochure in PDF format.

First Time Donor

- Click the preview image to download the First Time Donor brochure in PDF format.

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