* Right now, there is a SEVERE SHORTAGE OF PLATELETS. There's a dangerously low platelet supply. *Platelet Sunday-Tuesday donations (Sept 10-26): chance with each donation to win an exclusive Vitalant platelet donor sweatshirt. *Thank you for giving a platelet donation on (Date). *Congrats on giving enough to help two patients! As a double platelet donor, you can save 2 lives with just one donation. *Doctors may face impossible choices on who gets platelets and who must wait.