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Walk it off Wednesday with Liz & Reilly

Get outside and get moving this Wednesday with Liz & Reilly from the Mix 94.5 FM Morning Show! Lane Blood Center is proud to sponsor this week’s Walk it Off Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Alton Baker Park in Eugene. It’s Superheroes week, so wear something Superhero-y and bring your donor card for extra chances…

Pint for a Pass is Back!

One of our most popular promos is back! Register to donate blood now through July 26 and get a free pass to the Lane County Fair. It’s our way of thanking you for helping save lives. #Pint4Pass

Lane Blood supports revision of FDA ban on donations by gay men

In light of news today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ready to revise its ban on blood donations by gay men, Lane Blood Center has issued the following statement: Lane Blood Center stands in solidarity with the gay community, and supports revision of the lifetime deferral period to one year for male donors…

Mothers helping mothers

Your mother gave you life. Why not share the gift with others? That’s what more than two dozen donors did during our third-annual Mother’s Day weekend blood drive with WellMama on Friday, May 8, at our Willamette Street donation center. A total of 28 people signed up to donate between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Donors…

Thank You, Nurses

“They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou They say nurses are the backbone of any health care organization, the frontline caregivers who interact with people day in and day out. That’s certainly the case here at Lane Blood Center. Today through May 12 is…

A birthday tradition

For the Mayne family of Eugene, giving blood is a family affair. When her two children were young, Theresa Mayne gave blood whenever she could, often bringing the kids along. “I come from a family that gives a lot of themselves and their time,” Theresa explains. So when Theresa and husband Craig asked daughter Kaylee what…

Blissed out on donating

When middle-school teacher Rick Bliss lectures his applied arts students about safety, he works in a little plug for blood donation: “Donating blood is a good thing — but not in wood shop.” “Do you want to know how much blood I’ve donated?” he’ll ask them, lifting two, 5-gallon buckets. “This much.” Actually, Bliss hasn’t donated 10…

Free pizza for Titans

Calling all Titans: Register to give blood during our three-day blood drive at Lane Community College and get free pizza to compliment that feeling of doing a good deed. Papa’s Pizza is donating two pizzas each day of our LCC drive, but — more importantly for starving college students — the restaurant is giving every registering donor a…

Celebrate Earth Day with Lane Blood

Save the Earth, Save a Life.
Register to donate blood in April and receive a FREE seed packet and Glory Bee Honey Stix. A good deed never tasted so sweet.

Thank you, volunteers!

“Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.” — Anonymous In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, we at Lane Blood Center want to take a moment to recognize and appreciate the work of our loyal stable of  volunteers, the secret superheroes who help us save lives every day. People like Corinne…