ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – LifeServe Blood Center and Northern State University are excited to announce their new lifesaving partnership. LifeServe Blood Center, ranked as one of the top 15 blood centers in the country provides blood products to 157 hospitals primarily in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa.
LifeServe has supported many hospitals across South Dakota for years and now provides blood products to 29 total hospitals in South Dakota. 100% of the blood products needed in the Aberdeen community and surrounding areas now come from LifeServe blood donors. The strength of the community blood supply is dependent on local donors, businesses and organizations that donate and sponsor blood drives with LifeServe Blood Center.
To ensure your hospital and its patients have the blood products they need, Northern State University is hosting a blood drive on Friday, Sept 9. LifeServe Blood Center and Northern State University are urging the community to boost the blood supply for local patients at this upcoming blood drive. Your donation will ensure those in your community in need of lifesaving blood products will receive them at a moment’s notice.
“We’re thrilled to be offering community members in Aberdeen and at Northern State University the opportunity to make sure their donation stays local,” said Danielle West, Director of PR and Marketing at LifeServe Blood Center. “You never know when you, your neighbor, a family member, or a friend may need a lifesaving blood transfusion; and when they do, those blood products will come from blood donors who give with LifeServe Blood Center.
Blood donors do more in one hour than most will do in a lifetime by giving the gift of life! If you’re interested in donating at this upcoming blood drive, contact Ashley Bruzek at 605-626-3007.
LifeServe Blood Center is a non-profit, community-based blood center that has served the needs of local hospitals and patients in our regions since 1963. As one of the 15 largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center is the SOLE provider of blood and blood products to more than 130 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to saving lives by providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Your donation with LifeServe will help save your neighbor, a friend or family member or a stranger on the street. YOU make a difference in YOUR community. For more information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 800.287.4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.