The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile―the traveling extension of the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center―recently visited Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital giving employees and members of the community the opportunity to give blood to support patients undergoing cancer treatments, accident victims, transplant recipients and more.
At the event, coordinated by Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s Community Health Program Coordinator Katie Plante, 38 donors volunteered yielding 33 units of blood. Those who donated were treated to a Kraft Family Blood Donor Center fleece vest as a thank you gift.
“BWFH staff are always so generous, this blood drive was so successful thanks to that generosity,” says Plante.
If you missed your chance to donate blood this time, don’t worry. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will return to BWFH on April 14!
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