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Behind the Scenes at SBC: The When & Why of Campaigns

August 25, 2021 7:34 am Published by Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at SBC: The When & Why of Campaigns

By Vanessa Merina, Marketing & Communications Director Note: Italicized words indicate inclusion in the “definitions” section at the bottom of this article.   Everyone has a favorite SBC campaign, be it the Grateful Life Tour, “Ugly Sweater” Holiday T-Shirt, Jersey...


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Zoe’s Story: “Cancer’s tough… But I’m tougher.”

August 25, 2021 7:34 am Published by Comments Off on Zoe’s Story: “Cancer’s tough… But I’m tougher.”

By Krista Thomas, Communications Strategist August 5, 2020, was one of the most frightening days of Jennifer Yu’s and Tom Li’s lives. It was on that Wednesday that they found out what had started as just frequent bloody noses in...


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Buffy Coats: A Look at SBC’s Most Popular Research Product

August 24, 2021 2:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Buffy Coats: A Look at SBC’s Most Popular Research Product

By Marino Bozic, Research and Clinical Services Manager You’ve likely heard us say at SBC that when you donate blood, you’re helping the patients of today and tomorrow. But did you know the most likely way you’re helping these patients...