Congratulations to our Prize Winners!
Congratulations to the winner of our Nov 1-17 promotion, Vickie Schadler of Laury's Station! Vickie was the recipient of a $500 VISA gift card, and to Dick Serafin of Downingtown, who was the recipient of a $100 gift card as part of our Lionville donor center promotion!
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Changes to the Donation Experience
Over the next few months, donors will begin to notice a few changes in the Donor Collections area and our Canteen. These changes are being implemented as additional measures to help ensure the safety of our donors, and decrease the possibility of donor reactions.
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MKBC: Latest News
Seton Hall Student turns 22, does 22 acts of kindness
Again, thank you to Hillary Sadlon who back in July spent her 22nd birthday performing 22 random acts of kindness including donation blood with Miller-Keystone Blood Center. Due to her kind acts USA Today picked up her story. We need more people like Hillary! To read the full story in USA Today, click here!
Royals and Miller-Keystone Join Forces to Help Fans Donate Blood
The Reading Royals and MKBC have announced that the Royals will host blood drives as part of game night activities for three Royals’ games this season. The first 25 fans participating in the blood drive at each game will earn an ‘I Bleed Purple’ t-shirt courtesy of Graber Letterin’. To read the full story at BCTV, click here!
Does frequent donation put donors at risk for iron deficiency?
For Mike Hendell, the decision to donate blood has always been easy.
Hendell works in administration for St. Joseph Medical Center and gives blood about six times a year.
But the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is looking at whether frequent donors like Hendell are risking iron deficiency by donating so often. Dr. D. Kip Kuttner, vice president and medical director of MKBC discusses blood donation and how officials at the center talk with donors about iron deficiency. To read the full story in The Reading Eagle, click here!.
Give Blood, Get Cookies .
Today, after getting that darn baby ready for school, getting myself ready for work, having a parent teacher conference, grabbing some breakfast and driving my morning commute, I also managed to save three lives. Click here to read full blog.