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2018 ABOut A Cause Campaign

By admin on 05/24/18

Mississippi Blood Services is proud to partner with several like-minded organizations with in the community. These partnerships afford us the opportunity to reach a more diverse audience than we could reach individually. We are organizations working together ABOut A Cause.   The ABOut A Cause program serves as a bridge between the need for blood […] Read More...

Timothy Lewis, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ American Heart Association

By admin on 05/22/18

Timothy Lewis, Fighter / Winner!   Timothy Lewis attended a Health Fair as many do. For Timothy however, a simple screening put him on a journey he never expected.  He was diagnosed with Cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle that made it harder for his heart to pump blood to the rest of his body. Treatment […] Read More...

Mary Fortune, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ Diabetes Foundation of MS

By admin on 05/15/18

Mary Fortune: Making a Difference! Mary has been living with Diabetes most of her life. As a teenager she became desperately ill and required a lengthy hospital stay and many transfusions of blood and blood products during her recovery. She credits her medical team and the units on the shelf that were available when she […] Read More...

Kallie Hargrove, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ MS Sickle Cell Foundation

By admin on 05/15/18

Kallie Hargrove, Fighter! Kallie was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease when she was only 4 months old! Thanks to the Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation and Mississippi Blood Services, Kallie has gotten the support and blood she’s needed and has no plans to slow down!  Kallie says that her experience has made her the strong young […] Read More...

Kate Cox, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ Central MS Down Syndrome Society

By admin on 05/11/18

Kate Cox, Champion! Kate has Down Syndrome and before she was two she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.  Prior to her treatment, Kate needed blood and platelets. Today, Kate is cancer free! Kate is a champion and her future possibilities are endless!  Her heroes are blood donors like you and the folks at Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society.   […] Read More...

Linda Amos, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ MS Organ Recovery Agency

By admin on 05/11/18

Linda Amos, Victor! In April 2011 Linda’s life changed in a Heartbeat… Literally! A Heart Transplant transformed Linda to what she describes as a “Living Miracle”! Now she pays it forward by sharing her story, raising awareness and encourages others to register as an Organ, Tissue and Eye donor! Donate blood at any Mississippi Blood […] Read More...

CJ Stewart, ABOut A Cause Partner ~ Camp Down Range

By admin on 05/10/18

CJ Stewart ~ A humble hero! CJ Stewart’s life was forever changed in 2010. In Afghanistan, CJ was victim to an RPG. His wounds were extensive but because of dedicated surgeons, therapist and blood donors (CJ received over 30 units of blood) CJ began his healing process. During this lengthy recovery process, he felt a […] Read More...

Road to Life Winner

By admin on 11/18/16

Road to Life 8 Winner Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) knows that when people donate blood, it is usually an act of giving. You roll up your sleeve and give a pint of blood. You give your time. You give a piece of yourself. You give another a chance at a lifetime. You get a snack […] Read More...