EUGENE, Ore. — Even though the tragedies in Massachusetts and Texas are thousands of miles away, they’re prompting people in Lane County to give back. Lane Blood Center managers say even if the blood that donors give here isn’t directly going to those locations, people still feel compelled to come in and give what they … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Blood Center is calling on all O+ donors to help replenish its low reserves. The blood type isn’t the universal one, but it is the most common, which also makes it the most common when it comes to transfusion needs. Some of Friday’s donors say these donations can truly be … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a busy week for the Lane Blood Center. Monday, the center is stepping up to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy. It’s shipping 55 units of blood to Yonkers, New York. We’ve also entered the final week of the Civil War Blood Drive. You can cast your vote for the Ducks or … Continue reading »
PORTLAND, Ore. — The highly-anticipated Civil War game is still more than two weeks away, but OSU Beaver fans are proving they may be better. The Civil War Blood Drive is halfway over. The Beaver fans are in the lead. They lead Ducks fans by about 100 donations. You can vote for your team by … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Die-hard fans often say they bleed Beaver orange or Duck green. Now’s the time to prove it. The 11th annual Civil War blood drive kicked off all across the state Thursday. Fans filed into the blood banks, like Lane Blood Center, to give blood for either the Ducks or the Beavers. The … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Do you bleed orange or green? You’ll get a chance to help your team win the Civil War Blood Drive this year. It kicks off on November 1. Oregon State University and the University of Oregon will face off for the 11th time, competing to see which fan base can donate the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. – Kristi McElhinney, of the Lane Blood Center, sits down with Holly Menino to discuss the need for blood.