Media Contacts

Director of Community
Relations & Marketing

Carleen Crawford
616-233-8669  office
616-443-6028  cell
ccrawford@miblood.org

 

Southwest Michigan

Valary Gent
269-585-3759  office
269-491-1007  cell
vgent@miblood.org

Great Lakes Bay Region

Tamar Chipp
989-497-1053  office
989-859-6782  cell
tchipp@miblood.org

Traverse City

Allison Beers
231-883-2708  cell
abeers@miblood.org

 

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News Releases

Friday
Jul172015

Celebrating 10-Years of Partnership with Lakeland Health

Community Invited to Celebration at Blood Drives

This summer marks the tenth anniversary of Lakeland Health’s partnership with Michigan Blood. They work together to make sure blood is available for anyone who may need a transfusion. Michigan Blood is the sole supplier of blood and blood products for Lakeland Health. This means anyone who donates at Lakeland Health’s blood drives could be directly helping one of the hospital’s patients. 

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Wednesday
Jul082015

Honoring a Midland Volunteer for 35 Years of Service

Jean Cheng brings legacy of volunteerism from Taiwan to Midland 

As a child, Jean Cheng learned the importance of volunteerism from her father who cared for the poor and sick in rural Taiwan as a missionary. In his honor, Cheng followed in her father’s footsteps making a significant footprint of her own in Midland as a community volunteer. 

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Monday
Jun152015

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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Tuesday
Jun092015

Michigan Blood Recognizes Top Donors In Honor Of World Blood Donor Day

On Sunday, June 14, millions of blood donors will be recognized as part of World Blood Donor Day. During the week leading up to World Blood Donor Day, Michigan Blood will honor their top donors.    

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Wednesday
May132015

Sharing is Pure Michigan With Michigan Blood – May 21-25

Help support blood banks at local hospitals during the start of the busy summer season

The first holiday weekend of the season traditionally signals the start of another beautiful Pure Michigan summer. It also means a slow-down in blood donations as people travel to parades, cook-outs, and spend time with family and friends. 

Michigan Blood is encouraging donors to make an appointment to stop in one of our donor centers during the Memorial Day holiday to help ensure an adequate blood supply at hospitals around Michigan.

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