Stepping In to Save Lives
A Tribute to our United States Veterans
Gary Tesch is an Air Force veteran. The military is in his blood, as his three children followed in his bootsteps. Gary started giving blood when he was in basic training and continued throughout his 22 years of service.
Donating blood was an important part of Gary’s life. Because he spent significant time in the U.K. during his military service, Gary can no longer donate blood because of our country’s restrictions to prevent the blood supply from the potential transmission of Mad Cow Disease. “He was quite distraught when he received the news that he was deferred from donating blood,” recalls his wife Lise. “He actually wept,” she remembers. Lise, who had never donated blood, was so moved by her husband’s dedicati...
Three is Your Lucky Number in December
THREE could be your lucky number during the month of December.
When you donate at any center or mobile blood drive on a day that has the number "3" in the date, you will earn three times the number of Hero Rewards points!
Redeem your Hero Rewards points from our online Hero Rewards Store for cool...