Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

August Donor Rewards – Save Lives

August 2nd, 2017

Join us this month to save lives and enjoy fun donor rewards. To kick off the month of August you can donate and earn 500 hero points until August 13.  When you donate at any center or mobile drive you are entered to win a Kenai Fjords cruise for two until August 19.  For the […]

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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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Thank You for Your Holiday Donations

July 7th, 2017

Thank you for your support and response to our recent blood needs.  Your donations have made the difference for hospital patients across the state. A note from the CEO, Robert Scanlon.   Dear Whole Blood & Platelet Donor,   I write you today to say Thank You! Thank you for your attention, your time, your […]

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Platelet Donors Needed

June 16th, 2017

The summer months can see increased usage of all types of blood products.  We are currently in need of additional platelet donors throughout the summer and especially prior to the 4th of July holiday.  If you have time to donate platelets, please let us know and call 907-222-5630. Platelets help stop bleeding by allowing the […]

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2017 Life-Saving Summer Tour Shirt

May 16th, 2017

During the summer there is often an increased need for blood and fewer donors have time to donate.  Join us at select blood drives this summer to save lives and pick up your exclusive “Life-saving Summer Tour” shirt when you save a life. The kick-off of the tour starts at the Kodiak Crab Festival May 25 […]

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FDA Audit Clears Blood Bank of Alaska of Allegations

March 22nd, 2017

Anchorage, AK – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began its annual audit process of Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) on March 6, 2017.  A team of two inspectors arrived unannounced and conducted the audit at the Airport Heights headquarters.  Every year Blood Bank of Alaska is audited by the FDA to ensure compliance with […]

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Introducing the New Blood Bank of Alaska License Plate

March 8th, 2017

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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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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March 21st, 2016

As an active member of the community in Alaska, Kaladi Brothers Coffee has partnered with Blood Bank of Alaska.  At our new location, 1215 Airport Heights, donors that register to donate blood will receive a coupon for a free cup of coffee when they purchase a 16 oz. coffee at any Alaska Kaladi Brothers Cafe. […]

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Online Appointments Are Simple and Easy

October 4th, 2015

Blood Bank of Alaska launched Donor Connection one year ago. The new donor portal provides a convenient way to create appointments online, view past history and order your hero rewards! See the Donor Connection button at the top of the page to start today.

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