OSU Holding Blood Drive

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The need never goes away, and if you want to save a life, the Red Cross is looking for blood donors. The nonprofit is holding a blood drive on Oregon State University’s campus all week long. The Red Cross says storms across the country have cancelled hundreds of blood drives. That’s thousands … Continue reading »

Cameron Merrill Memorial Blood Drive

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It was all smiles and some tears at the PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield Monday. The community came out to give blood in honor of a 2-year-old boy who lost his battle to cancer this year. Cameron was only 19 months when he was diagnosed with leukemia. He … Continue reading »

Gay Men Hold Mock Blood Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — Gay men are holding a mock blood drive throughout the nation Friday to raise awareness that they are not allowed to donate blood. The Lane Blood Center says it’s interested in more people donating blood, but has to follow federal laws that say any man who’s had sexual contact with another man … Continue reading »

Brewery Partners in Blood Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual Give a Pint, Get a Pint program is under way at the Lane Blood Center. This is the second year it’s holding the popular promotion, which gets you a pint of beer for a pint a blood. The blood center say last year it significantly helped increase donations, and Hop … Continue reading »

Beavers and Ducks Battle in Blood Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — Duck and Beaver fans battled this year in the Eleventh Annual Civil War Blood Drive. More than 8,500 people turned out in the statewide blood drive, which ran from Nov. 1-17. A total of 4,730 Duck fans donated blood this year, beating the 3,929 Beaver fans that donated; however, the real winner … Continue reading »