Summer Fun at SBC: Choose Your Getaway

July 30, 2014 at 3:09 pm
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By Kristin Stankus This August, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) will launch its first ever Choose Your Getaway campaign! Summers are meant for fun in the sun and vacations but they are also a critical time for blood centers as donations...

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Jk3-Negative Blood: An Elusive Elixir

July 23, 2014 at 11:17 am
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Timena, whose name means ‘beautiful,’ in her native language, Samoan, is embarking on a mission to match her name. She wants to help ensure that the next time someone with her unusual blood type needs a transfusion, a donor will be...

Give blood and catch a movie

July 7, 2014 at 11:54 am
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Stanford Blood Center is partnering with the Redwood City Events Team for the first time to bring you a blockbuster of a blood drive! On Thursday, July 10, we will be running the drive just before the Movie on the Square...

Summer 2014 Promotions & Events

July 2, 2014 at 12:55 pm
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By Julie Peachey The summer season is historically challenging for blood centers in keeping a sufficient inventory of blood on the shelves. Donations dwindle in large part due to travel, but in addition, we take a hit with high schools...

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101 and Counting

June 18, 2014 at 9:46 am
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By John Knapp When General Chuck Yeager, the first man to break the sound barrier, was asked about so many people asking him to autograph copies of his autobiography, he said, “Being a military guy, I’m part of their property....

New program for birthday celebrations

May 28, 2014 at 2:33 pm
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By Julie Peachey On May 1, we officially kicked off a new program at our center locations that helps life-saving blood donors celebrate life to the fullest. Our goal is to recognize those who make blood donation a part of...