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Aug. 1, 2022 — Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is urging all eligible donors to help curb a critical blood shortage with a special thank you to all who give: a $6 prepaid gift card to spend on a gallon of gas or whatever they wish, plus a chance to win one of five, $3,000 prepaid gift cards*.
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July 13, 2022 — Vitalant Research Institute’s tradition of excellence in lifesaving research will continue under new leadership, as founder and Director Michael Busch, M.D., Ph.D., begins to wind down his storied career and transitions to a new role as director emeritus of Vitalant Research Institute while continuing as a vice president of research and scientific programs within Vitalant.
July 1, 2022 — As record numbers of people make plans to get away for Independence Day, nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is urging all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to help relieve a critical blood shortage, reminding the public that patient needs for both routine and emergency blood transfusions don’t take a holiday.
June 14, 2022 — Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is alerting the public today – World Blood Donor Day – to reverse a critical blood shortage by making an appointment to give in the coming days and weeks. Donors of all blood types are needed.
May 2, 2022 — Saving lives just got easier with the new Vitalant mobile app. Donors can make and manage blood donation appointments, access donation history and wellness information all at their fingertips. All donors who download and use the app in May to schedule their next appointment will be entered to win one of five, $500 prepaid gift cards.
May 1, 2022 — A single trauma patient can need 100 units of blood to save their life. Emergencies unfold in hospitals every day and they don’t happen on schedule. During Trauma Awareness Month in May, Vitalant is calling on all eligible donors to make an appointment to give and help fill a critical need to be ready for every patient need before it arises.
April 1, 2022 — Every day, organ and blood marrow transplant patients require blood transfusions; a single liver transplant patient can need 20 or more units of blood. Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant urges all who are eligible to give blood to make an appointment now to give in April, National Donate Life Month.
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