Author Archives for Stanford Blood Center

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Thanks for Giving, SBC Blood Donors

November 23, 2015 10:25 am Published by Comments Off on Thanks for Giving, SBC Blood Donors

By Dayna Kerecman Myers With holiday hustle-and-bustle ahead, we know you have a busy schedule. We hope you’ll keep donating blood on your to-do list, though, because patients in our community hospitals still need life-saving blood products. Topping our to-do...


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Fletcher Jones Employees Give Blood for Life

November 10, 2015 12:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Fletcher Jones Employees Give Blood for Life

By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist Stanford Blood Center (SBC) works with many organizations throughout the Bay Area, and last month one of our community partners went above and beyond in helping local patients. This is the...


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Spreading Love through Blood Drives

October 7, 2015 3:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Spreading Love through Blood Drives

by: Deepthi Sampathkumar, volunteer and high school blood drive coordinator Every weekend, I don my grey “Stanford Blood Center Volunteer” shirt and head to the Mountain View donation center to assist in the post-donation canteen. The fresh scent of coffee...


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Two Stanford HLA Leaders Recognized for Their Lifesaving Work

September 30, 2015 9:40 am Published by Comments Off on Two Stanford HLA Leaders Recognized for Their Lifesaving Work

By Dayna Kerecman Myers The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) has honored two Stanford leaders in the field, Dolly Tyan, PhD, D(ABHI) and Marcelo Fernández-Viña, PhD, D(ABHI), with awards recognizing their significant contributions to the fields of transplantation,...


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Do a Good Deed to Help Another, and Then Do Something for Yourself

September 23, 2015 11:18 am Published by Comments Off on Do a Good Deed to Help Another, and Then Do Something for Yourself

By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is proud to once again partner with Palo Alto Adult School who each quarter invites one community organization to showcase their services and recognizes them for excellence...


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Add Donating Blood at SBC to Your Back-to-School Checklist

August 19, 2015 10:14 am Published by Comments Off on Add Donating Blood at SBC to Your Back-to-School Checklist

By Karen Hendryk, SBC Donor Recruitment Manager When summer rolls around, we inevitably see a decline in donations, and this summer is no exception. We miss the high school and college drives while school is out of session, but that...


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Ready to take off? Donate blood and you could fly or stay on us!

August 12, 2015 9:54 am Published by Comments Off on Ready to take off? Donate blood and you could fly or stay on us!

Our Choose Your Getaway campaign is the perfect antidote to the end-of-summer blues. It’s our second year running this promotion, and we have five additional opportunity drawing prizes to give away this time around! When you make a donation, you...


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A Good Deed Deserves a Great Cut

July 29, 2015 10:50 am Published by Comments Off on A Good Deed Deserves a Great Cut

Whether you’re heading back to school, starting a new job, or it’s just time for a change, who doesn’t love a fresh new look? From Monday, August 3 through Sunday, August 16, all presenting donors at centers and mobiles will...


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Summer: The Other Season for Giving Blood

June 24, 2015 2:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Summer: The Other Season for Giving Blood

The Bay Area has incredibly generous high school kids: A whopping 15 percent of Stanford Blood Center’s blood donations come from students—and 90-95 percent are high school students participating in mobile blood drives. When all those caring kids go on...


New Discoveries in the Fight Against Cancer

June 3, 2015 11:55 am Published by Comments Off on New Discoveries in the Fight Against Cancer

By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist Since its founding in 1978, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) has strived to not only save lives by providing transfusable blood products to patients in need, but also to provide tailored blood...