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T-shirts for Blood Donors on August 30! Donate blood and save up to three lives!

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On Friday, August 30, Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting an event to boost the blood supply before Labor Day weekend.  Inova Blood Donor Services is inviting all donors to stop by, donate, and get a free T-shirt as thank you for their donation!  Make your appointment—Call 1-866-BLOODSAVES or visit www.inovablood.org/Love19. Who: Inova Blood Donor…

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DONATE NOW! Emergency Need for Blood Donations

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The Washington DC region is experiencing a critical shortage of blood donations from ALL blood types due to decreased blood donations and increased patient needs for blood transfusions.  Summer is always a tough time for blood donations—this year is like none other, there is a nationwide blood shortage.   Due to a nationwide blood shortage,…

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Joy of Giving in July Donation Event

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Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting a Joy of Giving in July Donation Center Event.  The summer season in healthcare is often referred to as “Trauma Season”.  Donate blood, platelets, or plasma on July 5, 2019, to help save local lives across the Northern Virginia area.  Your gift of time will help patients heal to…

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DC Area Blood Donors Urgently Needed

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Critical Blood Shortages Across the DC Metro Area – Blood Donors Needed Now to Meet Patient Care Needs Sterling, VA – The Washington, DC region is experiencing critical shortages of red blood cells. All donor blood types are needed currently to help ensure patients from Northern Virginia have what they need to heal. Donors are needed as…

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Join Greg Stroman, Redskins Cornerback to Donate on World Sickle Cell Day Blood Donors Needed for World Sickle Cell Day Blood Drive

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World Sickle Cell Day is on Wednesday, June 19th.  Sickle Cell Disease affects more than 700,000 people in the United States.  Their red blood cells are shaped like sickles instead of normal biconcave, disc-shaped red cells.  Normal shaped red cells travel through veins of people easily, whereas the abnormally shaped “sickle” cells may block blood…

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Gamers Needed to Meet Blood Supply Shortage

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Inova Blood Donor Services Calls on Gamers to Boost Blood Supplies on World Blood Donor Falls Church, VA – To help engage a new generation of young donors, Inova Blood Donor Services has partnered with Team Liquid, a multi-regional, professional esports organization with a national fanbase of more than seven million gamers. This program has…

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Donors Needed for Memorial Day Weekend

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Due to increased blood usage, Inova Blood Donor Services is seeking blood donations over Memorial Day weekend. Holiday weekends are traditionally a difficult time for blood donations because usage is higher due to traumas and car accidents, and because there is low donor turnout due to holiday plans. Donors are needed to support our community’s…

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