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Blood Donor Recruitment

Recruiting Students to Donate Blood

  No one will argue the importance of having young adults donate blood. It is only through their support that we are able to contend with the demands of our hospitals. But let’s face it; once young donors make a donation it can often be difficult to get them back. The American Red Cross says…

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Ric Martin, the “Walking Talking Platelet Factory”

On December 13th, a six-foot tall man with glasses walked into his favorite blood donation center in Dulles, Virginia and rolled up the right sleeve of his grey and black striped polo. He got his temperature, blood pressure, and iron tested. Then he checked, as he had so many times before, his platelet count. But…

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Every Drop Counts

If you’re in charge of a blood collection agency, center, or hospital blood bank you know the blood industry is about two things: donors and dollars. Donors make up the most important part of the equation, which is why they’re mentioned first.  However, as a member of a blood collection agency you always need to monitor…

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A Bit About Why Blood Donor Mobile Exists

The United States sees the transfusion of about 30 million blood components every year. This equates to someone in the country needing a blood product every two seconds, every day of the year. The need for blood, and large quantities of it, on a daily basis is an undeniable fact. Also undeniable is the fact that people…

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