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Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month


Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. Healthy red blood cells are round and they move through small blood vessels to carry oxygen to all parts of the body. In someone with sickle cell disease, the red blood cells become hard and sticky and look like a c-shaped farm tool called a "sickle". The sickle cells die early, which causes a constant shortage of red blood cells. Managing sickle cell disease often requires routine blood transfusions. Donate blood this September and help patients with sickle cell along with spreading awareness of the disease.

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Can you give a platelet donation?

EVERY 30 SECONDS SOMEONE NEEDS PLATELETS

Why do patients need platelets?
Platelets help control bleeding. They are used in large quantities, over extended periods of time, by leukemia, cancer, aplastic anemia and marrow transplant patients.

How can I help?
Whole blood donations contain ab...
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Valerie Beydler, Gold Coordinator

Maggie Ellison, Gold Coordinator

David Adams, Gold Donor

Darryl Abraham, Gold Donor

Roxanne Abundis, Gold Donor

Dwight Aalgaard, Gold Donor

Joseph Abittan, Gold Donor

Allen Adams, Gold Donor

Barbara Alt, Gold Coordinator

Zakaryia Abdalla, Gold Donor

Jessica Adams, Gold Donor

Andy Beck, Gold Coordinator

Kyle Adams, Gold Donor

Elaine Adams, Gold Donor

Kobe Abe, Gold Donor

Lon Bartoli, Gold Coordinator

Simon Abittan, Gold Donor

Bob Adair, Gold Donor

Andrea Acquafredda, Gold Donor

Kindra Acker, Gold Donor

Luai Ababneh, Gold Donor

Cherie Collins, Gold Coordinator

Brent Adams, Gold Donor

Virginia Anderson, Gold Coordinator

Robin Borba, Gold Coordinator

Dan Davis, Gold Coordinator

Suzanne Connell, Gold Coordinator

Rachel Adair, Gold Donor

Hilary Boudreau, Gold Coordinator

Adrienne Barry, Gold Coordinator

Michael Adams, Gold Donor

Jann Carlucci, Gold Coordinator

Lisa Adams, Gold Donor

Emma Curtis, Gold Coordinator

Alan Ackerman, Gold Donor

Amber Boster, Gold Coordinator

Nora Boisselle, Gold Coordinator

Mark Barton, Gold Coordinator

Susan Christensen, Gold Coordinator

Daniel Adams, Gold Donor

Russell Aaron, Gold Donor

Joseph Abujasen, Gold Donor

Taylor Abe, Gold Donor

Heather Burkhardt, Gold Coordinator

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