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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...


Give blood and catch a movie

July 7, 2014 at 11:54 am
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Stanford Blood Center is partnering with the Redwood City Events Team for the first time to bring you a blockbuster of a blood drive! On Thursday, July 10, we will be running the drive just before the Movie on the Square...


SBC welcomes Mothers’ Milk Bank

May 21, 2014 at 8:00 am
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By Deanna Bolio On April 1, 2014 Stanford Blood Center’s Processing Laboratory welcomed Mothers’ Milk Bank as a new donor testing customer. Mothers’ Milk Bank in San Jose is a charter member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North...


Blood drives with partner hospitals

April 9, 2014 at 9:37 am
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By Julie Peachey Each of the hospitals we provide blood products to is within the Bay Area which means that if you’re a Stanford Blood Center donor, your blood donations are helping the patients within our community. We keep in...


Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends

March 10, 2014 at 2:22 pm
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By Deanna Bolio Do you ever think about where the promotions for donors, such as movie tickets and T-shirts, come from? While most come from either the donor recruitment or marketing communications department, Stanford Blood Center has been fortunate enough...


High school blood donors get an early start

September 27, 2013 at 2:02 pm
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By Dayna Kerecman Myers A whole blood donor who donates as often as possible (approximately once every eight weeks) might take more than 16 years to reach 100 donations. And yet, a donor who begins in high school and commits...