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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

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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Thursday
Apr232015

Blood Center Affiliation Unveils New Name, Expanded Offerings to Healthcare Systems

The Centers for Transfusion and Transplant Medicine (CTTM), an affiliation of four Midwest blood centers, has unveiled a new name, logo and expanded areas of expertise to better reflect the value it provides to its healthcare partners. CTTM will now be known as Versiti.

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Monday
Mar232015

Michigan Blood Hosts Diversity Blood Drive in Honor of CMU Athlete Derrick Nash

The #NASHSTRONG Diversity Blood Drive will run from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at CMU’s Bovee University Center in the Maroon and Gold Room. To help with Nash’s medical expenses, Michigan Blood will donate $10 to the Derrick Nash Fund for every person who attempts to donate. As a special thank you, everyone who registers to donate will also receive a coupon for a free large, one-topping pizza from Papa John’s Pizza.

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Monday
Mar232015

Michigan Blood Celebrates Milestone At Dow Diamond Donor Center

Employee of The Dow Chemical Company is 10,000th blood donor at Dow Diamond Donor Center

 

The nation’s first blood donation center inside a sports stadium opened in April, 2012 and three years later, 10,000 donors have walked through its doors.

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Monday
Feb162015

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids and LaughFest Partnering with Michigan Blood, BCN for Third Year In a Row

It’s often said laughter is the best medicine. Unfortunately for many, laughter simply isn’t enough. So for the third year in a row, Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids (GCGR) and LaughFest are partnering with Michigan Blood and Blue Care Network to host blood drives during LaughFest. The drives will be held on February 24th, March 2, 3, 4, and 9, 2015.

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