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Be A Hero: American Donor

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

The most productive thing you will do today….

- Saving Lives… the most productive thing you will do today. Donating platelets takes a little longer than donating whole blood, so kick back, get comfortable and relax with a movie on one of our iPads! … 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

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

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