We are hitting the road and heading to Juneau for five blood drives next week. There are three drives that are open to the public taking place April 2nd,3rd and 4th. Sign up today to help save lives via Donor Connection OR call 222-5630. Thank you Juneau!
Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need
Airport Heights Elementary toured our new facility on a class field trip. The focus of the tour was to teach the class about what goes on at a new construction site and why Blood Bank of Alaska is an important asset to the community. It was great to meet our new neighbors.
Through the generous grants from Rasmuson Foundation and Mat-Su Health Foundation, Blood Bank of Alaska now has a new courier van. This vehicle provides critical transportation of the products we collect and keeps the blood on the move 24/7.
Blood Bank of Alaska is a charity of choice when you pick.click.give and file your Permanent Fund Dividend. There are many charities to choose from that support wonderful programs for Alaska. Non-profit organizations make a difference in thousands of lives each year. Thank you for helping Alaska patients in need, you can add or change your Pick.Click.Give selections here: https://myinfo.pfd.dor.alaska.gov/
Blood Bank of Alaska announced today that it has received a $1 million dollar gift from ConocoPhillips to help build a new blood bank for Alaskans. The company intends to contribute an additional $1 million each in 2015 and 2016, subject to future approvals by the company leadership.
Our new automated system is now up and running. Sue Shaffer was kind enough to be the first donor to go through the new registration process. Donors like Sue are the reason we are able to serve the patients of Alaska. Sue is a frequent platelet donor and we hope this will make her experience at Blood Bank of Alaska a little easier. Click the Donor Connection icon in the top right hand of the screen to schedule your appointment using the new system today or call 222-5630.
Bob Scanlon, CEO of Blood Bank of Alaska, responds to a New York Times article on national blood trends. The needs of Alaska vary greatly from those in the Lower 48 for many reasons. You can read the full response by clicking the read more tab here:
Blood Bank of Alaska is so excited that on Monday April 7, 2014 the construction began at our new building site. The new facility is scheduled to be completed in 2015 and we are still raising funds for this effort. This building will provide Alaska with a safe blood supply in times of disaster and bring an additional state-of-the-art laboratory to our community. Click Read more to view a slide show.
We are currently working towards building a new Blood Bank of Alaska facility to support Alaska patients in need. Take a quick virtual tour of the inside of the donor area by clicking on read more. Together we can build a better future for Alaska.