A Special Thank You Message From Blood Recipients

Dear Blood Donors: Your small act of donating blood made a huge impact on my life.  When I was diagnosed with leukemia, my own blood was literally killing me.  Donated blood was the only thing that kept me alive before Continue reading

Thanksgiving Blood Donors Hear the Sweet Sound of Saving Lives

Phoenix, Flagstaff & White Mountain Symphonies Thank November Donors with Free Ticket Vouchers The holiday season is built on traditions and the annual Thanksgiving symphony partnership is one of United Blood Services most popular.  This year marks the 13th season Continue reading

November 2014 Blood Drive Coordinator Tip

Rachael Witkin Hero Award Winner from Bank of America Chandler Boulevard Campus… encourages her colleagues to create conversation about the blood drive.  “Don’t be shy.  Get out there and ask people to give blood,” Rachael said.  She wears her Hero Award Continue reading

November 2014 Blood Donor Rewards

All MAX Donors: Maximize Your Impact! All November MAX donors will receive a voucher for ONE ticket to a concert, courtesy of The Phoenix Symphony. A MAX Donation is a specialized automated procedure based on your blood type and the current Continue reading

We Have A Winner! Peoria Woman Wins New Car!

Jackie Galbraith Drives Away a Hero with a 2014 Passat S Donated by Valley Volkswagen Dealers Jackie Galbraith of Peoria won a 2014 Passat S donated by the Valley Volkswagen dealers in the United Blood Services “Drive Away a Hero” campaign. Continue reading

4 Donations, 4 Months, Platelet Donors Become All-Stars 4 Life

Platelet donors are true heroes to people like 5-year-old Zoiey.  In June 2013, Zoiey was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the most common form of childhood leukemia.  Her blood counts were so low that she received a platelet transfusion while Continue reading

I Wonder Whose Blood This Is…

This article originally appeared in the July issue of the Valley of the Sun edition of Healthy Cells Magazine. “I wonder whose blood this is . . .” pondered 11-year-old Mia McPoland as she received her 110th blood transfusion on Continue reading