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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...

2016 Reunite for Life

By admin on 05/09/16

On April 19, 2016 Mississippi Blood Services celebrated annual Reunite for Life event.  This gathering of blood donors and patients celebrates life and embodies the importance of being a blood donor.  During the event patients were able to meet  some of the donors whose blood helped save their lives.  This year’s honorees were two young boys; Colton Bullock […] Read More...

St. Patrick’s Day at MBS

By admin on 04/01/16

Mississippi Blood Services asked donors to wear GREEN & Give RED to  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Donors at the Flowood Location received a special t-shirt PLUS their choice of a voucher for free ice cream OR draft or bottled beer courtesy of  Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint. Read More...

Barbie and Marshall’s 2016 Valentines Day Blood Drive

By admin on 04/01/16

At Mississippi Blood Services (MBS), donors and staff have been celebrating Valentine’s Day with Barbie Bassett and Marshall Ramsey for almost a decade! This year we invited the American Lung Association (ALA) to join us. Why? WLBT, a long-time media partner and friend to MBS, learned that one of their own was diagnosed with lung […] Read More...

2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

By admin on 04/01/16

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) holds hundreds of blood drives all over the state and sees thousands of donors during the year. We depend on every individual who donates and every organization that allows us to set up a blood drive. But throughout the year, there are those who go that extra mile, who work to […] Read More...

ABOut A Cause December Partner MORA

By admin on 12/11/15

Meet Thomas Rogers, Heart Valve Recipient               Thomas was born with a congenital heart disease called “L-transposition of the Great Arteries with pulmonary atresia”.  Emergency surgery was required immediately when Thomas was born in order to keep him alive.  Thomas has had several open heart surgeries that required not […] Read More...

November ABOut A Cause Partner: American Lung Association

By admin on 11/05/15

One Breath at a Time Prior to her diagnosis, Nancy was a busy wife and mom to two boys. During the end of 2013 and beginning of 2014, she battled the flu and a persistent cough that just would not pass. After a visit to Urgent Care she was diagnosed with pneumonia. However after antibiotics, a […] Read More...

October ABOut a Cause Partner: March of Dimes

By admin on 11/04/15

Did you know that blood transfusions are a common need in premature babies? Even the tiniest patients rely on volunteer blood donors like YOU! Be sure to donate in October for our Blood Donors ABOut a Cause Partner, the March of Dimes. We hope you enjoy our video with sweet Madie Lawrence Gnemi. Madie Lawrence […] Read More...

Road to Life 7 Winner

By admin on 11/03/15

Road to Life 7 Winner – Catherine Heather Creel FLOWOOD, Miss. – 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 […] Read More...

Kent Mummert’s 600th Donation Celebration

By admin on 04/15/15

<br data-mce-bogus=”1″><br data-mce-bogus=”1″><meta<br /> http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Kent Mummert Rolls Up His Sleeves to Save a Life Six Hundred Times “Donating platelets seems like a simple act, it takes a little time—but the result is a life-time for those patients needing this fragile blood product,” Merle Eldridge, manager of communications and public relations at MBS, […] Read More...