You’re Invited to Host a Holiday Blood Drive
Did you know it’s common for blood centers to have difficulties sustaining the blood supply around major holidays?
People take vacations, schools go on break and most organizations reduce the activities on their calendars. These everyday occurrences have a direct impact on the blood supply: fewer blood drives and blood donations get scheduled.
Working Together to Make Positive Impacts: A Letter from Mitzy Edgecomb
Giving people an opportunity to help others creates a sense of belonging and wellbeing. As a blood drive coordinator, you create many positive impacts on your community.
Celebrating Women in Science
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on Feb. 11, promotes full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, as well as honoring the achievements of women in the field.
New Way to Celebrate Love: Give Life
A card and box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day gifts are nice, but maybe this year, you’ll think outside the box and start a new tradition to celebrate the love in your life by giving blood together.
Dr. Michael P. Busch, COVID Rescue Team Honored with ABC Awards
Vitalant has been recognized with two awards this year: The illustrious Thomas F. Zuck Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Michael P. Busch and Outstanding Public Relations Campaign for the COVID Rescue Team.
Rare Blood Types: Part Two
Hundreds of blood antigens have been identified, with more being discovered every year. That means having a rare blood type can go beyond your basic ABO and Rh type, as we explore in the second part of our rare blood type blog.