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Stan the Man Reaches a Milestone Blood Donation!

October 18, 2017 4:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Stan the Man Reaches a Milestone Blood Donation!

Stan is the man! On Monday, October 16, Stanley (Stan) Jensen celebrated his 500th milestone blood donation with Stanford Blood Center (SBC). . . and his 65th birthday! Stan, a resident of Pacifica, CA, first donated blood January 10, 1984, when...


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Kelvin Yu — His Second Life

August 10, 2017 4:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Kelvin Yu — His Second Life

Kelvin Yu thought it was just an ordinary day. He went to his job as a Project Manager at Kaiser Engineers, left his office, and set out for a lunchtime walk around Lake Merritt. He had no idea that within...


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Can Runners Donate Blood?

August 2, 2017 6:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Can Runners Donate Blood?

Please note, there may be more current information available related to iron and blood donation. Visit our Iron and Blood Donation page for more.  Our donors generously give their time and blood to help save lives, so it’s no surprise that...


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Women and Hemoglobin — What It Is and How to Give Yours a Boost

March 9, 2017 5:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Women and Hemoglobin — What It Is and How to Give Yours a Boost

Please note, there may be more current information available related to iron and blood donation. Visit our Iron and Blood Donation page for more.  Yesterday (Wednesday, March 8) was International Women’s day, which of course got us thinking about our stellar...