Voluntary blood donations or transfusions has saved millions of lives over the years. On World Blood Donor Day we present some interesting trivia on this global act of charity
Red Cross backs FDA blood donation rules
GLENS FALLS — There was an angry local reaction after a gay man was recently turned away at a blood drive at his church.
Butte County law enforcement agencies battle to be top blood donor
Chico >> Three law enforcement agencies are battling it out this week for a good cause.The Butte County Sheriff’s Office, the Chico office of the California Highway Patrol and the Chico Police Department are participating in BloodS
What to know before you go: Tips for a first-time blood donor
The American Red Cross recently launched the Missing Types campaign to raise awareness of the need for new blood donors – and those who haven’t given in a while – to donate and help ensure lifesavi…
What it Means to Help Save Lives
Abdul Qadir from Afghanistan explains why he donates blood and what it means to help save lives. As humanitarian needs grow, small acts of humanity like Abdul’s are needed more than ever.
How to Donate Blood
BloodCenter of WI provides FAQs about blood donation including eligibility, donation types, safety, & post donation issues. Find out how to donate blood.
How to Find the Nearest Blood Drive on World Blood Donor Day
Every year on June 14, people around the world will donate blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day, a celebration to raise awareness of the need for blood and to thank all voluntary donors.
Top Three Reasons Winter Blood Donations are Needed
Hospitals in Santa Barbara County have one thing in common, they receive blood from Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services. Who donates this much needed blood? Citizens of Santa Maria just like you, who have realized the importance of keeping a healthy blood supply in our community. Ready at a moment’s notice, man...
American Red Cross in critical need for blood donations, combating with local drives
Downward trends in summer donations are negatively affecting the blood supplies of the American Red Cross.
How you can help others Friday for World Blood Donor Day
"Help others, help them survive. If they're fighting something and they have an emergency and they need some blood, give it to them."
The FDA Should Lift Restrictions on Gay Blood Donors
The FDA' policy makes no exception for gay men who use condoms or are in monogamous relationships.
How Your Blood Donation Helps
Watch inspiring videos from grateful blood recipients. Donate blood to the American Red Cross today to help those in need.
The ASH CHALLENGE: Take 100,000 Blood Pressures for World Hypertension Day
Dear Colleague For its 7th Annual Hypertension Community Outreach Program, the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) will collaborate with the World Hypertension League’s celebration of World Hypertension Day. This year ASH and the World Hypertension League are challenging its members and hypertension healthcare providers throughout the world to collectively take 100,000 blood pressure measurements during the 7 days leading up to World Hypertension Day on May…
Blood Donation 101
Everything you need to know about blood donation and how to can make a difference!
Donors needed as Red Cross faces critical shortage of Type O blood
CAN YOU HELP? The American Red Cross is in need of Type O blood donors as it faces a critical blood shortage.
Why every day is World Blood Donor Day
Posted on 06/14/2017 Blood donors are unsung heroes. They quietly go about the business of saving lives, never knowing exactly who they are helping, but nonetheless saving or enhancing the lives of up to three people with each donation June 14 is designated as World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness about the need for volunteer blood donors all over the world. But we celebrate blood donors every day who help ensure a safe supply is ready at all times for patient needs,…
Indiana Blood Center in critical need of donations
The Indiana Blood Center issued a "critical statewide appeal" for donations, saying it has less than a two-day supply of all blood types available.
100 blood donations and I’m not done yet
I started giving blood to get out of class, but over the years I’ve learned that there are a lot of good reasons to be a regular donor.
What You Need to Know About Blood Donation
If you’re interested in donating blood, it’s important to know who’s eligible, how to prepare, and more importantly, where to give.
How blood donors saved this little girl’s life
A little Sacramento girl is alive today thanks to blood donors. KCRA is teaming up with Blood Source for the annual Blood Drive for Life on Friday, Jan. 6 and Saturday, Jan. 7. Learn how you can save lives at goo.gl/E06Jgv.