America’s Blood Centers Supports FDA’s Change Toward Individual Risk-Based Blood Donor Screening

January 27, 2023

Draft guidance treats all donors with respect, upholds the safety of our nation‚Äôs blood supply, and would allow more people to donate at a critical time Washington, DC ‚Äď America‚Äôs…

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Joint Statement: Blood Community Reiterates the Safety of America’s Blood Supply for Patients

January 27, 2023

The following statement has been issued by AABB, America‚Äôs Blood Centers and the American Red Cross regarding misinformation concerning COVID-19 vaccines and blood donations: Amid ongoing misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations…

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Blood Community Unites to Thank America’s Donors this National Blood Donor Month

January 4, 2023

Eligible, healthy individuals urged to make an appointment to donate in the new year Washington, DC ‚Äď America‚Äôs Blood Centers, the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB),…

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As Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall, Individuals in Unaffected Areas Urged to Donate Blood

September 28, 2022

As Hurricane Ian reaches Florida and moves throughout the Southeast with dangerous storm surges, winds and flooding, the AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism strongly…

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America’s Blood Centers Encourages Eligible Individuals to Join Global Campaign to Break the World Record for Most Blood Donations in a Single Day

August 9, 2022

Global campaign is an effort to educate the public about the urgent need for blood donation, increase diversity in the blood supply, and encourage people to donate for the first…

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HOSA’s 2022 International Leadership Conference Donates Blood to Save Roughly 1,000 Lives

July 7, 2022

Washington, DC ‚Äď Attendees at HOSA-Future Health Professionals‚Äô 2022 International Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, which concluded Saturday, donated 347 units of blood, which will save an estimated 1040 lives.…

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America’s Blood Centers Highlights the Need for Diverse Blood Donors Ahead of Juneteenth and World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

June 17, 2022

Less than 20 percent of all blood donations come from communities of color, yet one in three African-American donors are a match for a sickle cell patient Washington, DC ‚Äď…

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Blood Centers Unite to Provide Blood Supplies to Ukraine

April 18, 2022

Washington, DC – Blood Centers of America (BCA), America‚Äôs Blood Centers (ABC) and Fresenius Kabi announced today that the three organizations have joined together on a nationwide campaign in the…

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ADRP has been awarded a grant from Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

January 11, 2021

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is supporting ADRP with a $50,000 grant to allow the organization to produce educational videos aimed at encouraging eligible people to donate blood. The educational…

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Donors Needed as Hospital Demand for Convalescent Plasma Exceeds Donations

December 10, 2020

AABB, America‚Äôs Blood Centers, and the American Red Cross are joining together to urge individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 to make and keep an appointment to donate plasma now.…

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