Book Appointment to Donate Blood for Victims of Mass Shooting - ExpressNewsline

United Blood Services, another subsidiary of Blood Systems, has sent 200 units of blood and blood products to Las Vegas, Corley said. Blood has a shelf life, officials say, so it is important that donations are given on an ongoing basis. In the wake of ...

Blood donations still needed after Las Vegas mass shooting - KULR-TV

Following an overwhelming response this week from blood donors across the nation to support victims of the Las Vegas shooting, the immediate blood needs have been met. Donors came out in large numbers to give blood following the tragedy; however, ...

Locals give blood in wake of mass shooting and recent natural disasters - Alive For Football

"Last night's tragedy illustrates that it's the blood already on the shelves that helps during an emergency", the Red Cross said in a written statement. Kelly Sopczynski, with Michigan Blood, said even though they are not sending extra blood to Las ...

Blood donors needed in the wake of Las Vegas mass shooting - AppsforPCdaily

A unit of blood has a shelf life of 42 days, and the surplus will challenge blood banks to distribute and use it in a timely manner. It said it has what it needs to support Las Vegas both financially and with supplies, and that more blood donations ...

Lines to donate blood in Las Vegas are six hours long - Newburgh Gazette

Blood has a shelf life, officials say, so it is important that donations are given on an ongoing basis. Kelly Sopczynski, with Michigan Blood, said even though they are not sending extra blood to Las Vegas, it is always needed in Mid-Michigan. More ...

Blood donors at BYU share their inspiration - Universe.byu.edu

Dani Mariah Jolley prepares to draw blood from volunteer Chandler M. Cottam, A public health student at BYU. The American Red Cross had already scheduled a blood drive to be held at BYU Tuesday, Oct. 3 and Wednesday, Oct. 4. They expected 25 ...

Central AR to Lose Red Cross Offices - KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – The Red Cross Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region will discontinue its blood collections in Central Arkansas at the end of the calendar year. The Red Cross will transfer its Little Rock and Russellville based blood ...

American Red Cross holds blood drive at EMU's student center - Eastern Echo

The American Red Cross held a blood drive Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Eastern Michigan University's student center ballroom. The American Red Cross, throughout the month of October, has been collecting donations for their national inventory. While some signed ...

Blood donors asked to schedule appointments in coming days, weeks - Artesia Daily Press

The United Blood Services blood center in Las Vegas has provided nearly 200 units of blood and blood products so far to area hospitals treating victims of the recent shooting. At this time, the Las Vegas operations of United Blood Services have been ...

United Blood Services in Las Vegas set to resume normal operations - FOX5 Las Vegas

The United Blood Services announced it is planning to resume normal blood collection operations in Las Vegas starting on Friday. The blood center said it received an overwhelming response this week from blood donors across the Valley to support victims ...

Local Blood Service To Resume Normal Operations - CBS Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – Following an overwhelming response this week from blood donors across the Las Vegas community to support the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting, United Blood Services (UBS) will resume normal blood collection operations ...

Disasters lure blood donors—but public drives fail - Cardiovascular Business

Some people in Las Vegas stood in line for more than seven hours to donate blood following the Oct. 1 mass shooting at a music festival. This is a typical response to a disaster, according to a Washington Post article, but there is still a massive ...

Donors continue to line up at blood centers in response to Las Vegas massacre - Fox News

Four days after the nation's worst mass shooting in modern history that killed 58 people in Las Vegas, blood donation lines are not receding as hundreds of people line up to give. Red Cross officials have said they have received enough units in ...

Why do people give blood after disasters, but not during blood drives? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It happens after very disaster, whether natural or human-made. Before the floods recede or the crime tape is removed, hundreds will line up to donate their blood. Less than 24 hours after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, a line of people twisted from a ...

Crowdfunding campaign for Las Vegas shooting victims surpasses $9.2M - KTIC

(LAS VEGAS) — A fundraiser started by local officials has raised more than $9.2 million for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas. The Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo set up a page on ...

How to Help the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting - Hi-tech Beacon

Officials with Bonfils say on Monday afternoon, Bonfils had 496 people come into donor centers and mobile blood drives to register and donate. There are a few groups of people who are limited in donating; gay men, anyone who's had cancer or diabetes ...

Red Cross seeks blood donors after disasters - Hi-tech Beacon

The American Red Cross is asking for blood and platelet donations for victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. She said the shooting in Las Vegas hit close to home because she visited the city the week before for the Life is Beautiful Music Festival ...

Local blood donations spike following deadly Vegas shooting - AppsforPCdaily

"I saw the aftermath in Las Vegas and figured I better come down and donate, I had to have multiple transfusions when I lost my leg three years ago", said blood donor Victor Gregory. "It's very critical that people donate every day to keep that ...

A better way to donate blood in a tragedy - ExpressNewsline

Blood donors can choose to donate whole blood, only red blood cells or only platelets. Matt Ochsner, American Red Cross communications director for Idaho and Montana, said food, water and other needed supplies have been donated in large numbers, ...

Vegas hospitals in acute need of donated blood - Newburgh Gazette

The American Red Cross has sent more that 250 blood products to local hospitals in Las Vegas. Volunteer blood donors are needed each and every day to help save lives. Red Cross blood donations will become part of our national blood inventory, helping ...