Dr. Charles Drew, known as the “father of the blood bank,” was an African-American surgeon, educator and scientist who helped shape the blood services industry.
By Betsy Robertson Bob Tykulsker has been a Red Cross volunteer since December of 1997. It’s one of two ways the retired software developer now spends what used to be his “work” hours. The other is as a fill-in bus driver for the Mercer Island school district. When his Red Cross supervisor noticed a Commercial … Continue reading Special Delivery: Driving Blood to Seattle Hospitals
by Gordon Williams Pictures by Gordon Williams The Red Cross relies on many skills in carrying out its mission: disaster responders and first aid teachers, mass care workers and water safety instructors. But did you know that in fulfilling one critical element of its mission, the Red Cross relies on trained medical technicians known as … Continue reading How the Red Cross Manages America’s Blood Supply
Most of us are familiar with Red Cross blood drives, but the donation is just the beginning of the journey. Our volunteer Biomedical Transportation Specialists provide essential delivery services.
#help1family on April 26 with a donation of blood or money to the American Red Cross.
By: Diane Toomey Photos by: Kayako Sareen Many corporations and businesses are discovering the value of a work culture that provides meaning and purpose for employees. zulily, a Seattle based e-commerce retail company, provides full time employees 8 hours of paid volunteer time each quarter to give back through various local communities and philanthropic organizations. … Continue reading zulily’s Giving Mission includes Giving Blood
Left to right: Paul McDonald, Darrell Lamberton, Stew Gram, John Trudeau, Lori Amodio, Bill Munson, Jerry and Bonnie Moore, Mike Alliston By Faith Hoyt It’s 7 a.m. on a Sunday, and Lori Amodio is headed to Central Washington Hospital to deliver blood to their clinical lab. She sits behind the wheel of a white Dodge … Continue reading Biomed Road Warriors