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Benevolence Without Borders

February 29, 2016 at 9:26 pm
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By Dayna Kerecman Myers Every day, people living in some of the world’s poorest countries die because of a shortage of safe blood. In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, the vast majority of countries collected less than half of the blood...

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Meet the Matchmakers

January 27, 2016 at 8:55 am
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Stanford Blood Center’s Special Donations department is a small office of four cubicles. A large whiteboard takes up an entire wall of the room, and is covered in meticulous handwriting in a rainbow of colors. A good portion of the...

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Why I Love to Roll Up My Sleeves

January 13, 2016 at 9:26 am
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By Bruce Anderson, guest blogger When I first started giving blood, I was terrified of needles and syringes and would become light-headed at the mere suggestion of them. But I had grown up in a small town where the community...

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2016 Donor Schedule Change

January 5, 2016 at 9:02 am
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We want you to know ahead of time that we are making temporary modifications to our center hours of operation. Starting Monday, February 8, 2016 we will be instituting new appointment schedules at all three center locations. This temporary change...