Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

10th Annual Pirate Pub Crawl in Town Square September 21st! Arggh!

September 19th, 2019

Thousands of would-be pirates join forces for a good cause at the tenth Annual Pirate Pub Crawl. The Anchorage Pirate Pub Crawl, one of the biggest events of the year in downtown Anchorage with an estimated 3,000 in attendance, is on September 21st. Get your Arrgh on! More than just a day to celebrate your […]

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Donors Needed Today: Save a Life!

August 21st, 2019

Dear Blood and Platelet Donors,   I hope my communication finds you well. I am writing to ask for your support once again. Summer is always a tough time of year for us. It is also a time of heavy usage. Folks are out camping and generally enjoying the bounty that is Alaska. That means […]

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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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Unattended Child Policy at BBA

March 18th, 2019

Recently a few of our donors have inquired about our policy for bringing children when you donate.  Our priority is to ensure the safety of our donors and to clear up any confusion the following letter outlines our official policy for children. BBA Child Policy for Donation PDF March 18th, 2019   Re: Unattended Child(ren) […]

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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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