blood Section

UPDATE: Bloodmobile had to shut down early Friday due to unsafe conditions

UPDATE: Bloodmobile had to shut down early Friday due to unsafe conditions

A Bloodworks Northwest Bloodmobile had to close early in Burien on Friday, May 4, because technicians working the drive did not feel safe after a small group of people became disruptive. “After the... [Read more]

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

The cumulative impact of an early Easter and widespread spring break vacations has triggered a special appeal to donors to help meet urgent patient needs in Northwest hospitals. “A dip in donor collections... [Read more]

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood and you’ll get a FREE sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s this Friday, March 30 at the Five Corners Shopping Center. Here are the details: WHAT: Blood drive WHEN: Friday, March 30,... [Read more]

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Monday (Dec. 18), following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest has issued a special appeal, asking people to schedule a blood donation during the next 10 days: Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, when the number of donors visiting... [Read more]

Bloodworks NW needs blood donations to support Las Vegas emergency

Bloodworks NW needs blood donations to support Las Vegas emergency

In partnership with the United Blood Services (UBS) in Las Vegas, Bloodworks Northwest is offering emergency blood components for medical treatment of people injured in the horrific shooting on the night... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest seeking blood donors to help with Hurricane Harvey

Bloodworks Northwest seeking blood donors to help with Hurricane Harvey

On Monday (Aug. 28), Bloodworks Northwest sent an emergency shipment of blood components to the Gulf Coast Blood Center in Houston, and to Carter Blood Center in Dallas. Units from Bloodworks were already... [Read more]

CODE RED: Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent need for blood donations

CODE RED: Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent need for blood donations

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Thursday (Aug. 17) after supplies fell to emergency levels – a one-day supply or less. Normal inventory is a four-day supply. For the safety... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave. “With a record-breaking heat wave coming this week we face serious... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Our community blood supply has taken a big hit over the Independence Day holiday, with donors taking vacation time and/or being out of their regular routines. Our overall Inventory is now 524 units below... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors after the community supply for Type O blood — the most common blood type among people in the Northwest — plunged by 37% since the beginning... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent appeal for healthy blood donors

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent appeal for healthy blood donors

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) issued an urgent appeal for healthy donors on Tuesday, Jan. 17, as blood supplies remain at critical levels (less than one day supply) with the... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking blood donations

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking blood donations

  Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) is asking people to schedule a blood donation during the next week as chilly weather and flu-and-cold season dramatically reduce the blood... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis on Monday, Oct. 10

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis on Monday, Oct. 10

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Oct. 10, from Noon – 6 p.m. “We are low on sign-ups for the blood drive below and hope for your help,” organizers... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

Blood inventory for the Northwest area rapidly declined following the Labor Day Holiday (when fewer blood donors were available). Currently 6 out of 8 blood types are below levels needed to maintain an... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: A Blood Drive will be held during the Farmers Market this Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Burien City Hall. The Farmers Market runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., so this is a great opportunity... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

PLEASE HELP “TOP UP” SUPPLIES! SEE CHART BELOW FOR YOUR BLOOD TYPE! Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Monday May 23, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at Community Center on Thursday, March 3

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at Community Center on Thursday, March 3

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive this Thursday, March 3, in the Hilltop Room of the Burien Community Center from Noon – 5 p.m. This is a walk-in blood drive, open to all humans who happen... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Friday, Jan. 22

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Friday, Jan. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Friday, Jan. 22. Sign up to give the gift of BLOOD♥ WHEN: Friday, January 22, 2016; 9am to 3pm WHERE: Highline Medical Center –... [Read more]

Give Blood, then browse the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday

Give Blood, then browse the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday

Give Blood – and browse the Farmers Market this Thursday, Oct. 1! A Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed Noon–1 p.m.) in the Multipurpose Room of Burien City Hall at 400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for City of Burien Blood Drive at City Hall Thursday, Oct. 1

Volunteers needed for City of Burien Blood Drive at City Hall Thursday, Oct. 1

The City of Burien will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall, and they’re looking for volunteers. The event will run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., but will be closed from Noon –... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteer humans are needed for a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Highline Medical Center’s Somers Auditorium. Hours will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood center has been faced with the usual... [Read more]