@ Michigan Blood

@ Michigan Blood is an e-newsletter created in response to blood donors who expressed interest in knowing more about Michigan Blood and its activities. Simply click on the icon below for the edition you wish to view.

 

June 2015 Issue

Thursday
Jun252015

Craig Foerster: Bone Marrow Donation Saves a Stranger's Life

by Tom Rademacher, Veteran Grand Rapids Press columnist and long-time Michigan Blood donor

Armed with a degree in culinary arts, Craig Foerster can whip up a mean soup from scratch, as well as whole host of other epicurean delights.

   But what he cooked up for a woman living more than 600 miles from his hometown of Suttons Bay in northern Michigan isn’t anything you can render from the kitchen stove or pantry.

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Thursday
Jun252015

Love Michigan, Love Saving Lives!

As summer gets busy the community blood supply often experiences a summer-slump. While fewer people donate, the need for blood remains constant.

That’s why Michigan Blood and several Michigan businesses are working hard this summer to make sure blood is available for patients in Michigan hospitals who need it. They are asking donors to show how much they love their communities by donating blood during the annual Love Michigan blood drives.

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Thursday
Jun252015

Fore For Life Charity Golf Tournament and Auction

On Monday, August 24, Michigan Blood will host its 12th Annual Fore For Life Charity Golf Tournament and Auction. The tournament, held at Thousand Oaks Golf Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan, gives community members the opportunity to become a part of our life-saving mission. We set out to connect patients in need of a bone marrow or stem cell transplant with their life-saving donor, and are proud to be a donor center for the National Marrow Donor Program’s Be The Match Registry.

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Thursday
Jun252015

Share YOUR Story! Michigan Blood Celebrates 60 Years of Saving Lives

To help celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are inviting YOU to share your story of how supporting and/or partnering with Michigan Blood has impacted you, your community, and those you know and love. Whether you are a donor, a recipient, a hospital partner, a volunteer or employee - we are gathering stories from as far back as our opening year, all the way to the present. We are excited to hear from you!

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Thursday
Jun252015

Mission Moments In the News

Keeping Michigan Blood’s lifesaving mission in the spotlight is an important part of being sure we can supply local hospitals with much-needed blood. Here’s a look at a few of our recent stories throughout the state:

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Friday
Feb012013

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