Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

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Airport Heights 6th Grade Class Visits New Building

Feb 06 2015

Airport Heights Elementary toured our new facility on a class field trip. The focus of the tour was to teach the class about what goes on at a new construction site and why Blood Bank of Alaska is an important asset to the community. It was great to meet our new neighbors.

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Grants Provide Funding for New Courier Van

Feb 06 2015

Through the generous grants from Rasmuson Foundation and Mat-Su Health Foundation, Blood Bank of Alaska now has a new courier van. This vehicle provides critical transportation of the products we collect and keeps the blood on the move 24/7.

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Pick.Click.Give for BBA

Jan 12 2015

Blood Bank of Alaska is a charity of choice when you and file your Permanent Fund Dividend. There are many charities to choose from that support wonderful programs for Alaska. Non-profit organizations make a difference in thousands of lives each year. Thank you for helping Alaska patients in need, you can add or change your Pick.Click.Give selections here:

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New Building Progress in the Fall

Jan 08 2015

This Fall the construction team made great progress. Take a look at this video that captures the changes prior to the snow falling. We will keep you updated as we near our move in date.

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ConocoPhillips Awards BBA Million Dollar Gift

Dec 18 2014

Blood Bank of Alaska announced today that it has received a $1 million dollar gift from ConocoPhillips to help build a new blood bank for Alaskans. The company intends to contribute an additional $1 million each in 2015 and 2016, subject to future approvals by the company leadership.

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First Donors Use New System

Sep 24 2014

Our new automated system is now up and running. Sue Shaffer was kind enough to be the first donor to go through the new registration process. Donors like Sue are the reason we are able to serve the patients of Alaska. Sue is a frequent platelet donor and we hope this will make her experience at Blood Bank of Alaska a little easier. Click the Donor Connection icon in the top right hand of the screen to schedule your appointment using the new system today or call 222-5630.

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BBA Responds to Article on National Blood Trends

Sep 09 2014

Bob Scanlon, CEO of Blood Bank of Alaska, responds to a New York Times article on national blood trends. The needs of Alaska vary greatly from those in the Lower 48 for many reasons. You can read the full response by clicking the read more tab here:

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Construction Begins On New Building

Apr 11 2014

Blood Bank of Alaska is so excited that on Monday April 7, 2014 the construction began at our new building site. The new facility is scheduled to be completed in 2015 and we are still raising funds for this effort. This building will provide Alaska with a safe blood supply in times of disaster and bring an additional state-of-the-art laboratory to our community. Click Read more to view a slide show.

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Take a Tour of the Future BBA Facility

May 31 2013

We are currently working towards building a new Blood Bank of Alaska facility to support Alaska patients in need. Take a quick virtual tour of the inside of the donor area by clicking on read more. Together we can build a better future for Alaska.

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Current Critical Needs

Type O+ O- A+

Anchorage Centers
Call 222-5630 for info

Fairbanks Center
Call 456-5645 for info

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Remember to:

  • Eat well
  • Drink plenty of fluids before donating
  • Bring photo ID (with Birthday or SSN)

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Upcoming Events


5Thu Anch - Alaska Court System

Hello 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM :: 5 Hours 30 Minutes

5Thu FBKS - Fairbanks Rotary

Hello 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours

7Sat VAL - Fred Meyer Palmer

Hello 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM :: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

10Tue JBER- Arctic Oasis-Hosted by: AWAAC

Hello 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM :: 7 Hours

11Wed ANCH - JL Towers

Hello 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM :: 3 Hours


Hello 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM :: 3 Hours

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