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Mississippians Urged to Donate Blood to Maintain an Adequate Blood Supply Amid Coronavirus Concerns

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread in the United States, Mississippi Blood Services is urging individuals to make and/or keep donation appointments and organized blood drives to ensure the continued adequacy of the blood supply. It is imperative that healthy individuals donate to minimize disruptions to the blood supply and ensure blood is available…

Young Father in Need of Blood Donations

Kennon L. is a young father who was injured while at work.  He was trapped between two railway cars for several hours before emergency personnel were able to extract him and airlift him to the hospital.  He has suffered major damage to both his legs, has used numerous units of blood. Thanks to generous donors, blood…

Long Time Friend of MBS in Need of Donors

When thinking about who receives blood, often times we think about those going through cancer treatments, surgery or a traumatic event.  There are patients who need blood transfusions on a regular basis to sustain their health. Patients like long time friend of MBS, Lane B.  Lane has Diamond Blackfan Anemia and must receive transfusions every…

GAMERS NEEDED TO MEET BLOOD SUPPLY SHORTAGE

MISSISSIPPI BLOOD SERVICES CALLS ON GAMERS TO BOOST BLOOD SUPPLIES THIS WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY Mississippi Blood Services partners with top esports organization, Team Liquid, to drive donations FLOWOOD, MS – June 14, 2019 – Patients across the nation are in trouble. The pool of donors providing millions of Americans with life-saving blood is declining at…

Young Sickle Cell Patient in Need of O-Type Blood

DJay James is a long time friend of Mississippi Blood Services. Diagnosed at 3 months old, DJay has endured countless transfusions in his young life.   Having to receive transfusions nearly every 4 weeks to help decrease his risk of having a stroke, DJay has developed antibodies.  This means that he needs very specific blood from…

2018 About A Cause Campaign

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 that stems from so…