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.
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.
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.
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.
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.