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January is National Blood Donor Month! Make a plan to donate today, and see how you can help others in need. Check out We Are Blood to learn more.

As 2022 wraps up, we want to share our top ten memories from this year!

1. Working with Blue Genie Art Bazaar for their 2nd annual May market.
2. We Are Blood opening up their 4th donor center located in Cedar Park.
3. Keeping up with Mickler from Center for Child Protection with
4. Getting to work with new clients, such as Skelly Build
5. YMCA of Austin opening their 9th location in Four Points.
6. AIA Austin Homes Tour returning for the first time in person since the pandemic.
7. All of the holiday happenings this year in Visit Georgetown, Texas, such as Boo Bash.
8. Getting lunch together as an office from Sweetgreen.
9. Working with the talent Lurleen Ladd.
10. Our team workout at Pure Barre.

We look forward to what 2023 brings us!
Thank you We Are Blood for the life giving work you've supported in our community for more than 70 years.

It feels good to be back after Covid disrupted my regular donation habit.

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy next Friday, December 30th, and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3Gc1NgK

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy next Friday, December 30th, and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3Gc1NgK

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy this Thursday, December 22nd, and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3v9ydCk

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy this Thursday, December 22nd, and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3v9ydCk

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help your favorite Y location emerge victorious and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3W3ZTnT

North Austin Y - December 22
Northwest Family Y - December 22
East Communities Y - December 22
Hays Communities Y - December 29
Southwest Family Y - December 29
Springs Family Y - December 30

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help your favorite Y location emerge victorious and sign up here: https://bit.ly/3W3ZTnT

North Austin Y - December 22
Northwest Family Y - December 22
East Communities Y - December 22
Hays Communities Y - December 29
Southwest Family Y - December 29
Springs Family Y - December 30

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy this Thursday, December 22nd, and sign up here:https://bit.ly/3PHbMxT

Your YMCA of Austin has teamed up again with We Are Blood for a friendly blood drive competition that can save lives!

Help us bring home the trophy this Thursday, December 22nd, and sign up here:https://bit.ly/3PHbMxT

Team A+ had a great day serving We Are Blood for A+ Gives Day! Volunteers helped staff around the facility and learned the importance of donating blood to help our community. If you're looking for ways to give back, check out weareblood.org to learn how you can help support their mission to save lives locally. 💚
Looking for that special KUTX brand of holiday cheer? Beginning December 22nd at 6 A.M., KUTX will go wall-to-wall holiday music, without the cheese (unless it’s, you know, ironic cheese. We like that flavor.) And we’ll keep at it until 11 P.M. on December 25th.

It’s our way of saying Happy Holidays! (And it also might be our way of getting a few days off work.)

Thank you to our KUTX Holiday Mix sponsors We Are Blood and CG&S Design-Build.
Lend a helping arm to a Central Texas neighbor in need. We Are Blood will be at Lakeline Mall December 20-21, 23-24, 26-31, & January 3-4 for its holiday mobile blood drive! The drive will be located in the parking lot next to AMC Theatres.

Learn More at lakelinemall.com
St. David's HealthCare partnered with We Are Blood and Texas Athletics to hold a blood drive for Texas Athletics' staff. Dozens of people showed up to donate blood and save local lives. Texas Longhorns

St. David's HealthCare partnered with We Are Blood and Texas Athletics to hold a blood drive for Texas Athletics' staff. Dozens of people showed up to donate blood and save local lives. Texas Longhorns

Providing and protecting the Central Texas blood supply since 1951. David’s) and a few surrounding rural hospitals. Some things never change. Never will.

We Are Blood has been drawing Central Texans together since 1951 when we were founded by the Travis County Medical Society. Our very first name was the “Travis County Medical Society Blood Bank” and our very first home was at 1705 1/2 North Congress. The year we opened our doors we served four Austin hospitals (Brackenridge, Seton, Holy Cross, and St. In 1971 The Blood Bank purchased land and buil

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It’s and we're spreading the word on the urgent need for blood and platelets in Central Texas!
Donate blood or platelets by Jan 15 and you can enter for a chance to win 2 spots at our private Franklin BBQ dinner.
Plus, those who donate platelets at least twice in January will earn a $25 HEB gift card! Learn more from our blog at: https://bit.ly/3GBgytA

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New Year, New Platelet Two-Step!
Donate platelets twice during the month of January and receive a $25 HEB gift card! Patient needs for platelets have never been higher in our community and we need your help! Check your calendar and schedule an appointment: weareblood.org/donor

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Franklin Barbecue on us and no lines!
Donate blood or platelets between January 2-15, 2023 and you can enter to win a seat (and a plus one!) at our upcoming private event at Franklin Barbecue. Schedule your appointment today: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Happy New Year from our We Are Blood family to yours! All donor centers and mobile drives are closed today, but will be back for normal hours tomorrow. Happy 2023! 🌟

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Ring in the New Year with us! 🎆 Today's open donor centers are open until 3:00 pm!
All donor centers and mobile drives will be closed tomorrow so our staff, volunteers, and donors can spend time with family and friends. Hope everyone has a great start to 2023!

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Last chance to get your hands on the coveted We Are Blood sweatshirt! Donate blood at any of our 4 donor centers by December 31st and you'll walk away with this limited-edition piece of swag. Not only will you be saving lives, but you'll look fly doing it. Schedule your appointment now: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our We Are Blood family to yours! All donor centers and mobile drives are closed today, but will be back for normal hours tomorrow. 🎅

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Today's open donor centers are open until 3:00 pm! Stop by and donate, maybe even in your holiday gear! 🎄
All donor centers and mobile drives will be closed tomorrow so our staff, volunteers, and donors can spend time with family and friends. Hope everyone has a happy and healthy holiday!

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Attention all donor elves! We Are Blood is open on Christmas Eve and December 26, and we've got enough of Santa's cookies for everyone. 🍪
Every donation is a lifesaving gift for a local patient in need this holiday season. If you're in town, looking for a family activity, or just needing a break, we'd love to see you this weekend or Monday!
Schedule your donation here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Feeling the winter chill? ☃️ Warm up with the hottest new accessory in town – the We Are Blood sweatshirt! Donate blood or platelets at any of our four donor centers between December 23-31 and not only will you be saving lives, you'll also score a limited edition sweatshirt. Do good and look good doing it. Schedule your appointment here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Getting your last minute shopping done? 🎅
Stop by a We Are Blood mobile drive conveniently located at the mall. Give a life-saving gift this Holiday season! Read the blog for more information: https://weareblood.org/blog/mall-blood-drives-near-you-in-december-january-2022-2023/

12/19/2022

Alamo Drafthouse

As temperatures are getting colder, now is the perfect time to go to the movies! 🍿
Between now and December 22nd, each We Are Blood donor will receive a free movie ticket at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Roll up your sleeve and schedule your next appointment weareblood.org/donor

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We Are Blood and the YMCA of Austin are excited to be partnering for the second YMCA Blood Drive Challenge! All seven YMCA of Austin Centers are participating in the contest to see which location will collect the highest number of donations at their December blood drive. Which location will you donate at? Find more information on our blog: https://weareblood.org/blog/2022-ymca-blood-drive-challenge-kicks-off-this-weekend/

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Let's meet at the mall! 🛍️
Mobile blood drives help protect our community’s blood supply, so during the holidays we meet you where you shop! Blood drives will be conveniently located while you are getting your holiday shopping done! Check out the blog for the full schedule of our mobile drives: https://weareblood.org/blog/mall-blood-drives-near-you-in-december-january-2022-2023/

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It’s Show Time! 🎥
Between December 15th - December 22nd, each We Are Blood donor will receive a free movie ticket at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Schedule your next appointment and catch that movie you’ve been wanting to see on the Big Screen: weareblood.org/donor

12/12/2022

Meghan Frazier Interview

We Are Blood has amazing hospital partners in our community, like St. David's HealthCare, who deliver lifesaving treatments with blood and platelet donations made at our donor centers and mobile drives. We were fortunate to sit with Meghan Frazier, a labor and delivery nurse with St. David's Medical Center, who shares powerful testimony on the incredible impact We Are Blood donors have on patient lives. Watch and share!

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There is still time to get your name on the nice list! 🎅
Donate between now and December 14th to receive a limited edition Holiday Shirt (while supplies last)! Get in the spirit and help a neighbor this holiday season! Schedule your appointment here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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We Are Blood is seeing a drastic dip in platelet donations this week and is asking for help from our Central Texas community! With a usable shelf life of only seven days, platelet donations are a daily critical need for so many vulnerable patients in our community. You can find an appointment to donate platelets at any of our four conveniently located donor centers by visiting us here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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'Tis the season to sleigh! 🎄
Donate between December 1st - December 14th and receive a limited edition December Holiday Shirt (while supplies last). Give a lifesaving gift and get in the holiday spirit! 🎁 Roll up your sleeve and schedule your appointment: https://weareblood.org/donor/

11/29/2022

Giving Tuesday

Make it a Life ! ❤️
Donating at a We Are Blood donor center or mobile drive is a convenient way to give back to your Central Texas community. What a great way to help a neighbor in need! This Giving Season, consider making an appointment to donate today! Schedule an appointment here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Black Friday is here and we have a deal for you! 🛍️
Blood drives are conveniently located while you are getting your holiday shopping done! It's a win-win. Make a lifesaving gift for a local patient in need! Mobile drive buses will be parked at several mall locations today and this weekend. Check out the link to read more details about where you can donate: https://weareblood.org/blog/we-are-blood-will-see-you-at-the-mall-thanksgiving-week-2022/

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Happy Thanksgiving! We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives are closed today as our staff and volunteers spend time with family and friends! See you tomorrow! 🧡

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Holiday hours updates! 📣
We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives will be closing at 3:00 pm today and will be closed tomorrow so our staff and volunteers can spend the holiday with family and friends! 🧡 🍂

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Save room for pie! A pizza pie! 🍕
Have a slice on us! When you donate between November 23 - November 25 you will receive a voucher for a free 10" slice of cheese or pepperoni with a purchase of any pizza courtesy of our friends at Pinthouse Pizza. Roll up your sleeve, get a slice, and schedule your appointment: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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With Thanksgiving weekend fast approaching, We Are Blood is seeking urgent help from our O negative donors to ensure a healthy community blood supply. The holidays are a difficult time for blood donation and donating now can help someone in need be with their loved ones. Book an appointment here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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We Are Blood has now implemented new FDA guidance lifting geographic risk-based deferrals for vCJD! Individuals previously deferred for having lived or traveled in Europe may now be able to donate! Learn how to donate if previously deferred at We Are Blood for this reason at our blog: https://bit.ly/3Axv2HF

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Thank you to KVUE and City of Hutto, TX – Municipal Government for partnering with us for our inaugural Hutto Has Heart blood drive yesterday! Over 50 generous blood donors and KVUE's amazing news coverage helped us kick off a Holiday Season of Giving! Special thanks to Mike Snyder Mayor, City of Hutto, and Police Chief Jeff Yarbrough for their words of inspiration!

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The Holiday Season has officially begun, and that means two things for Central Texas: holiday shopping is in full swing, and there is a need for blood donations from now through the holiday season! A significant number of donations are made by our community members at office and school hosted blood drives, many of whom are closed during holiday weeks, so we are bringing the drives to you! Mobile drives will be parked at several mall locations next week. Check out the link to read more details about where you can donate: https://weareblood.org/blog/we-are-blood-will-see-you-at-the-mall-thanksgiving-week-2022/

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We Are Blood mourns the recent loss of our friend, colleague, and inspiration, Eric Von Lehmden.

Eric was a beloved husband, son, brother, uncle, and tireless servant to his community. As a cancer survivor, mentor, and coach, he was a light in the lives of everyone he met.

Eric served as We Are Blood’s communications manager through extraordinary challenges in our community and saved thousands of lives with his creativity and commitment.

We seek to honor and remember Eric every day through our actions. We love you, Eric!

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It's not too late to step up! 📣 There's still time to make two platelet donations in November and earn a stylish, limited-edition Platelet Baseball Tee.

You are halfway there if you've already donated platelets once this month! If you haven't donated, two weeks is enough time to get both donations in!

Show your platelet donor pride and help your Central Texas community. Schedule your appointment at weareblood.org/donor.

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*Taco* walk on the wild side! 🌮
Donate or attempt to donate now through November 30th and receive a voucher for a free taco courtesy of our friends at Torchy's Tacos!

Roll up your sleeve, schedule an appointment, and get a taco on the house! 💪 Schedule your appointment online at weareblood.org/donor.

11/11/2022

We Are Blood wishes a very happy Veteran’s Day to all who have served & their families! 🇺🇸

11/09/2022

Your Cape Awaits

Your cape awaits! 🦸‍♂️

As our community continues to grow, we need more and more heroes to earn their capes by rolling up their sleeves.

Be someone's hero. Visit weareblood.org today to schedule your appointment at a donor center or mobile drive near you.

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Make a meaningful impact in your community and pursue the next step in your career at We Are Blood! We may have the perfect role that will allow you to turn your passion into a career. Check out our careers site to see if any positions could be the right fit! Learn more and submit an application here: https://weareblood.org/about-us/careers/.

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It's back, baby! Courtesy cholesterol testing for donors has returned.

Since November 7th, every donor will receive a courtesy non-fasting cholesterol test when donating, with results available two days later in your donor portal.

As always, please remember to eat a full meal before donating! Schedule your next appointment online at weareblood.org/donor.

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Platelet donors, time's running out to POWER UP and claim your limited edition swag! ⚡

If you've donated platelets four times since September 1st, be sure to get your fifth and final donation in before November 30th to be eligible to choose one of four limited edition items offered only to our fantastic platelet donors. Schedule online now at weareblood.org/donor.

Which one do you have your eye on? 👀

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As the holiday season approaches, We Are Blood is experiencing a sharp downturn in donations across our donor centers and mobile drives. O negative donations are especially needed to keep local families safe and together. The holidays are a difficult time for blood donation and donating now can help someone in need be with their loved ones. Schedule your appointment here: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Step Up never looked so stylish! 😎

Donate platelets twice in November and receive a limited-edition Platelet baseball tee.

Show your platelet donor pride AND make a life-saving difference for patients in need! Schedule your appointment today: weareblood.org/donor

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Flip! Flip! Hooray! 🥞
From November 1st through the 14th breakfast is on us! Donate at any donor center or mobile drive and receive a voucher for a free pancake from our friends at Kerbey Lane Cafe! Schedule your appointment today: https://weareblood.org/donor/

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Happy Halloween ghouls and goblins! 👻 🎃
Swing by any We Are Blood donor center or mobile drive for a (canteen) treat if you dare! 🍬

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