Mobile Blood Drives

Community Heroes

September 11, 2014 at 11:11 am
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Coordinating a community blood drive isn’t easy. In addition to recruiting blood donors, there are also logistics such as scheduling and location to work out. So why does blood drive coordinator Brian Kiernan do it multiple times each year? “There’s...

A Birthday Celebration to Remember

August 19, 2014 at 2:33 pm
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By Kristin Stankus, Digital Community and Social Media Specialist Debi Burdman-Deutsch has been donating blood for 40 years, since the age of 17. Her journey of donating started as a way to help her brother, who has been very ill...

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...

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...

Rivals for Life: SBC racks up another win

December 5, 2013 at 5:04 pm
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By Deanna Bolio There are lots of traditions at Stanford Blood Center — the Sharks Foundation blood drive each hockey season, Grateful Life Tour tie-dye t-shirts every summer, and the Rivals for Life blood drive competition each fall are just...

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...

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

August 31, 2012 at 8:44 am
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By Deanna Bolio, Public Relations Associate, Stanford Blood Center

Stanford Blood Center Bloodmobiles travel thousands of miles each year to collect donations at mobile blood drives. They stop at businesses and schools, churches and hospitals. But you might be surprised to know that on rare occasions you can even catch these buses on quiet residential streets, parked next to yard sale signs and driveway basketball hoops. These community blood drives, often associated with a particular patient or blood recipient, offer a unique opportunity for a community to come together for a good cause.