Alexis Mccall

The Beat Goes On

January 30, 2014 at 1:14 pm
Published by

By Deanna Bolio, Communications Specialist, Stanford Blood Center Lexi loves to dance. From hip-hop to ballet, she loves it so much that she might take up to 13 dance classes in a week. The ongoing blood transfusions Lexi receives to...

SBC heart mark logo

In lieu of gifts, donors ask for donations

January 23, 2014 at 8:00 am
Published by

By Julie Peachey Several years ago we introduced the idea of Center drives for small groups of friends who donate together at our Center locations. An alternative to hosting a larger, off-site blood drive, these groups (typically 5-10 people) are a...

A new look for our website

January 16, 2014 at 11:10 am
Published by

By Julie Peachey The next time you visit our website, you may notice we’ve redesigned things a bit. Our home page is cleaner, featuring special messages for our donors at the forefront in our new rotating banner. Our goal is...

Critical Blood Shortage: All Types Needed

January 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm
Published by

By Julie Peachey We need your help. Our inventory for all blood types is critically low, due to increased usage. This past weekend alone, we provided blood for five patients, including two for aortic aneurisms. We are now rationing our...

BayKids Studios

BayKids Studios

January 13, 2014 at 11:07 am
Published by

In 2014, we partnered with BayKids Studios, whose mission is to help children facing long-term hospitalization heal through the power of filmmaking. Devora Kanter Kothari, executive director at BayKids Studios, said, “On behalf of all our filmmakers and their families,...

Last call for winter Give Good campaign

January 9, 2014 at 9:20 pm
Published by

We’re in the final stretch of the Stanford Blood Center (SBC) Give Good campaign, which ends Sunday, January 12. Please consider donating if you can! You’ll extend the impact of your blood donation, because for each donor who rolls up...

Happy New Year, Happy National Blood Donor Month

January 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Published by

We’d like to thank all of the caring blood donors who donated over the holidays. By the time January rolls around, blood centers are often grappling with post-holiday shortages. Already this month, Stanford Blood Center has a critical need for type...