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Celebrate: Donate!

March 21, 2011 at 11:29 am
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By Julie Ruel, Social Media Manager, Stanford Blood Center Each morning, David Polnaszek gets up, changes into his Stanford Blood Center (SBC) hoodie, something he earned upon his tenth donation last year, and takes an hour-long walk around his neighborhood....


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Inspiration

February 23, 2011 at 10:54 am
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  We had the pleasure of working with the friendly folks at Micro-Documentaries on some short videos featuring a few very special blood recipients. Below is a piece written by Noah Stout from Micro-Docs about his experiences in filming the...


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Stepping Up to the Plate(let)

February 7, 2011 at 11:12 am
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When long-time apheresis donor Dawn Chuck was unable to continue giving platelets, she made it a personal goal to recruit as many platelet donors as it would take to make up for losing her… and then some! Dawn (above, second...


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I’m a Survivor!

January 13, 2011 at 10:09 am
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Below are some reflections by Larry Frederick, a retired Oakland Police officer, who was in a near-fatal accident in 1982. Since his recovery, he has done four cross country tours on his bicycle to raise awareness of the need for...