Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

New Voluntary 28-day Deferral Request in Response to Chinese Novel Coronavirus

February 19th, 2020

New Voluntary 28-day Deferral Request in Response to Chinese Novel Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) along with other blood banks across the United States is monitoring the evolving situation regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, a new strain of viral respiratory infection, which began in Wuhan City, (Communist) China. There […]

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January is National Blood Donor Month

January 13th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020   National Blood Donor Month Raises Awareness for the Need for Blood in January   Anchorage, AK: January is National Blood Donor Month and Blood Bank of Alaska is encouraging donors to visit their local blood center or a mobile drive. This month was first designated as National Blood […]

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Limited Release: Chad Carpenter T-Shirts During AK State Fair!

August 13th, 2019

Pick up one of our exclusive Chad Carpenter designed t-shirts when you donate at the State Fair or at a select center during the State Fair. August 22nd – September 4th; Anchorage Main Center, S. Anchorage Center and the Wasilla Center will also have t-shirts. 907-222-5630 Call today to book an appointment at the center […]

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2nd Annual BBA & Wine Styles Fundraiser September 14th, 2019

August 12th, 2019

Join us for a night of live auctions, silent auctions, wine, food and fun to raise money for a new mobile coach to save lives in communities across Alaska.  The event takes place on September 14th at the Alaska Native Heritage Center and begins at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets are $55 […]

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Board Chair, Dr. Ian Van Tets, Makes 100th Donation!

July 2nd, 2019

Board Chair, Ian Van Tets, completed his 100th donation last week.  He began donating blood in the nineties and has donated in Alaska since moving here in 2002. He fits blood donation into his busy schedule as an Associate Professor with the University of Alaska, teaching physiology for both UAA’s Department of Biological Sciences and […]

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William Shatner Films PSA to Encourage Donation

October 12th, 2018

This August Blood Bank of Alaska released a brand new public service announcement featuring television and film icon, William Shatner.  Mr. Shatner responded to a request by Alaska’s community blood bank (Blood Bank of Alaska) to lend his voice and raise awareness about the importance of blood donations in Alaska.  Currently there is a national […]

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Volunteer CDL Drivers Needed

July 10th, 2018

Blood Bank of Alaska is looking for Volunteer CDL drivers to assist with blood drives. Do you have time to volunteer? You do not have to be a blood donor to volunteer with us. In fact, if you’re ineligible to donate, volunteering is a great way you can still be involved in our life-saving […]

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Introducing the New Blood Bank of Alaska License Plate

June 8th, 2018

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THE EXCLUSIVE BLOOD BANK OF ALASKA LICENSE PLATE.  It is now available on the DMV website at the following link: . You can personalize your very own license plate to let your friends and neighbors know the importance of blood donation.  The board of directors began the effort […]

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Join the Platelet Club, for a chance to win!

July 11th, 2017

Platelet donors are essential to the recovery of many hospital patients.  Platelets are tiny cells that help stop bleeding and assist in the clotting function of our blood.  Donated platelets can be used in a variety of patients from burn victims to cancer patients. Become a platelet donor and join the “Order of the Golden […]

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February 1st, 2017

VOLUNTEER BLOOD DONORS KEEP ALASKA PATIENTS SAFE EVERY YEAR.  Your generosity saves lives and there is no substitute for blood. Your financial donations also save lives and ensure that blood is processed and distributed to the patients that need it.   Please consider making a donation with your PFD through the Pick.Click.Give Program.  Select Blood Bank of […]

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