2016 Mother’s Day Tribute Cards April 24- May 8

April 12th, 2016 · 8:56 am  →  Blood Drives Events Main News

LIFEBLOOD OFFERS TRIBUTE CARD AND T-SHIRT AS A ‘THANK YOU’ FOR DONATING (Memphis, TN) – Between April 24 and May 8, individuals who donate blood or platelets at any Lifeblood donor center or mobile blood drive will have the opportunity to honor an influential woman in their life.   Donors will be offered the opportunity […]

Celebrate Father’s Day by Donating at Lifeblood

May 29th, 2015 · 2:06 am  →  Events Main News

To celebrate Father’s Day, Lifeblood is offering to send a tribute card to a significant man in life of every donor who gives blood starting June 1. Similar to the tribute cards Lifeblood distributed leading up to Mother’s Day, the Father’s Day cards inform the recipient that a blood donation was given in his honor. […]

December Donor Newsletter

December 1st, 2014 · 2:41 pm  →  Blood Drives Events Main News Newsletters

Lifeblood News The holidays can be a very busy time of year.  Friends and family coming to visit, cooking, shopping and many more chores to do in a short amount of time. Because of all of these things it’s easy to forget to give blood. To those who donated this month, we owe you a […]

Donate Blood and Support “Bears for Le Bonheur”

November 20th, 2014 · 11:38 am  →  Blood Drives Events Main News

Pediatric patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will be the recipients of holiday-themed plush stuffed polar bears in Lifeblood’s “Bears for Le Bonheur” holiday donation program which runs from November 24 through December 15, 2014. Lifeblood is kicking off the 2014 holiday season with a special holiday promotion for their donors. For each donor that […]

Second Annual Madison Hargrove Memorial Blood Drive

September 8th, 2014 · 10:36 am  →  Blood Drives Events Main News Video

City Auto is hosting the second annual Madison Hargrove Memorial Blood Drive with Lifeblood, the Mid-South’s only local blood center. Madison Hargrove was the daughter of Eric and Lisa Hargrove who passed away from Sickle Cell disease in August 2012 at the age of six. Eric Hargrove is an employee at City Auto. September is […]

Sickle Cell Patient Story: Caleb Booker

September 5th, 2014 · 9:54 am  →  Main News

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. To bring awareness to the need of blood for the life-saving transfusions of sickle cell patients, we will be highlighting stories from patients in the Mid-South. Caleb Booker is a 19-year-old college sophomore from Portageville, Missouri. He and his parents make the nearly two-hour drive to Methodist University Hospital’s Comprehensive […]

September Donor Newsletter

September 1st, 2014 · 7:01 am  →  Blood Drives Main News

Lifeblood News In honor of Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we’re providing a little bit of background on Sickle Cell disease. Healthy red blood cells are round and they move through small blood vessels to carry oxygen to all parts of the body. In someone who has Sickle Cell disease, the red blood cells become hard […]

August Donor Newsletter

August 1st, 2014 · 8:22 am  →  Blood Drives Events Main News

Lifeblood News Many of our donors are going back to school this month. To help them get their brains ready for homework, here’s a pop quiz! (Answers below.) 1) What percentage of Lifeblood donations come from donors between the ages of 16-25? 2) What is the shelf life of whole blood? Platelets? 3) What is […]

June Donor Newsletter

June 3rd, 2014 · 12:11 pm  →  Blood Drives Events Main News

Lifeblood News We’re celebrating the 5th Annual Donor Fest this year! Summer is often the most challenging time of year for Lifeblood, as the need for blood is high but donations are low. To counteract this, Lifeblood is hosting a six week-long Donor Fest at its donor centers and mobile drives in hopes of encouraging […]

Enter the Lifeblood Video Contest

June 1st, 2014 · 7:35 am  →  Main News Uncategorized

Dates: June 1 – July 31, 2014 Participants: high school and college students (ages 16-22) Task: Create a 1-3 minute video about how awesome it is to donate blood at Lifeblood. All videos must be submitted in WMV format by Thursday, July 31, 2014 to jenniferg@lifeblood.org via Dropbox. Be creative! If selected as the winner, your […]