PULSE — Winter 2021

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Words That Work

January 14, 2021 at 10:21 pm
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From January to November of last year, SBC welcomed nearly 7,900 first-time donors! These donors came from a number of different places, and we know from talking with new donors that often one of the most successful and powerful outreach...

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Donation

January 14, 2021 at 10:18 pm
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Go into a blood center to donate today, and there are many factors that influence your eligibility to donate: age, travel history, disease risk, medications. One thing that is never a cause for deferral today, but once proved an incredible...

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Donor Loyalty Store

January 14, 2021 at 10:12 pm
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Have you visited the “Store” tab on your donor portal lately? As a reminder, each donation you make earns you points,* which can be used to redeem items — or donate to other organizations — in the Donor Loyalty Store...

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Thank You, 2020 Sponsors!

January 14, 2021 at 10:05 pm
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While the success of our daily work is made possible by the generosity of our dedicated blood donors, it also depends on contributions from invaluable community partnerships. Our partners support our mission in a number of ways, including donating products...

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What Was, and What Is to Come

January 14, 2021 at 9:59 pm
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By Harpreet Sandhu, Executive Director/CEO As we close out this issue of PULSE, I want to take the time to reflect on how the challenges we have overcome and the innovations we have brought about will lead us into a...