Author Archives for Krista Thomas | Communications Strategist

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Chuck’s Story: A Lifesaving Legacy

June 22, 2020 1:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Chuck’s Story: A Lifesaving Legacy

If you’re a regular at our South Bay Center, you may know one of our dedicated platelet donors, Chuck Fannin. Standing at 6’10” and wearing bright pink high-top basketball shoes, Chuck never misses an opportunity to give his three bags...


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¡Hablamos Español!

June 3, 2020 2:40 pm Published by Comments Off on ¡Hablamos Español!

¿Primera vez donando sangre? Encuentre más información sobre el proceso de donación y a quién podría ayudar, en nuestra página de donantes por primera vez. Puede traducir cualquier página de nuestro sitio web al español eligiendo del menú desplegable “Select Language”...


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Joe’s Story: Firefighter, COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor, Community Hero

May 21, 2020 8:59 am Published by Comments Off on Joe’s Story: Firefighter, COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor, Community Hero

Battalion Chief Joe Novelli has been a firefighter in San Mateo county for roughly 33 years. Having worked through many dangerous fires and emergency situations, Joe is no stranger to saving lives of individuals in the community. Now, after becoming...


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Driven to Serve: SBC’s Mother-and-Son Team’s Personal Connection to Donation

May 7, 2020 9:24 am Published by Comments Off on Driven to Serve: SBC’s Mother-and-Son Team’s Personal Connection to Donation

Geoff Belanger, Performance Improvement Analyst,  has worked at Stanford Blood Center for 17 years in a variety of positions. His connection to blood banking and SBC specifically, however, goes much deeper, is much more personal, than his day-to-day role. Soon...