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A message from our administrator

March 19, 2014 at 9:49 am
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  As we are getting settled into 2014, I’d like to take a moment to thank our staff, volunteers, and blood donors for a wonderful past year. 2013 was an extremely busy year, but also a very productive one. Because...


The research being conducted in our labs

March 13, 2014 at 8:00 am
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More than a blood bank, Stanford Blood Center hosts sophisticated research labs on the frontlines of fighting the most serious diseases affecting us today. Here, we provide an overview of the research being conducted in our labs. Viral Immunology Lab...


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...


Winter Give Good Campaign Wrap-Up

March 6, 2014 at 8:00 am
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        By Julie Peachey Previously this winter, we partnered with Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) for our inaugural Give Good campaign. If you were one of the 3,224 donors that visited during the three-week run of the...


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Committed to our cause

March 3, 2014 at 1:05 pm
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By Julie Peachey Judy Lasky recently happened upon our bloodmobile parked outside a YMCA and was thrilled to see Stanford Blood Center in her neighborhood again. She had been a committed blood donor at a community drive we held in...


Neighbors in the community

February 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
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By Deanna Bolio There’s a lot of talk about high school and college mobile drives here at Stanford Blood Center, and for good reason, but community blood drives are also a vital part of blood collections. Some community drives are...


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Mending Hearts

February 20, 2014 at 8:00 am
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Chris’s yearly family trip to Disneyland in February of 2012 took him far from the happiest place on earth as he found himself, instead, in the hospital. After experiencing nausea, shortness of breath, and difficulty walking distances, Chris was eventually...


Points from the heart

February 17, 2014 at 8:00 am
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By Deanna Bolio Back by popular demand, SBC donors are once again able to donate their points to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital or to the Safe Blood Africa program. First available in 2012, these charitable options were so popular with...