* We have a Power Up Alert. There is a SEVERE SHORTAGE OF PLATELETS. There's a dangerously low platelet supply. * In thanks for giving platelets Sept. 20-30, you will receive a $25 gift card in the recognition store [opt-in required] * PLUS Platelet Sunday-Tuesday donations (Sept 10-26): chance with each donation to win an exclusive Vitalant platelet donor sweatshirt. * Doctors may face impossible choices on who gets platelets and who must wait.