A Family’s Needs Lead to a Passion to Help Others
For Bonnie Kirschman, blood drive coordinator for the Rancho Murieta Community blood drives, blood donation and the desire to make a difference is personal.
Hosting a Blood Drive Can Improve Mental Health and Morale
Doing good gives you purpose – and that purpose can have a lasting effect on not only you, but the people you surround yourself with. As a blood drive coordinator and advocate, you know that donating blood can vastly improve your mental health, but did you know that it can also improve the mental health of the people around you? Read on to find out more!
Holiday Blood Drives are Vital for Patients
“Coordinating a blood drive around Thanksgiving is a challenge, but well worth it,” says Dr. David Rostad. First and foremost, blood drives help patients. Blood donations decline around the holidays, and this is a way of ensuring blood is available during a critical time of year.
Student Government Empowers Others to Make a Difference
For the past six years, Activities Director and Blood Drive Coordinator, Brent Mattix has led the Roseville High School Student Government in successful blood drives. The keys to a thriving blood donor program according to Mattix – strong leaders and motivation.
Is Donating Blood Safe?
It’s no secret that blood donations save lives — after all, 1 in every 7 people entering a hospital needs blood. But you may be wondering: Is donating blood safe?
Vitalant Account Manager Wins ADRP Donor Recruiter of the Year Award, Shares Best Practices
Blood Drive Coordinators play a vital role in supporting hospital patients in their community and, when the need arises, others across the country. A critical resource to their success is the support of a Vitalant Account Manager. The ADRP Donor Recruiter of the Year Award was established in 1982 to recognize an outstanding donor recruiter in the blood banking industry. To be considered for this prestigious award, individuals must be nominated by their peers, demonstrate exceptional practices, and have their nomination reviewed and voted on by a nominations committee.