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NDSU Lends Helping Hand to United Blood Services

they collected 100 bags on the first day of the blood drive

FARGO, N.D. —┬áNDSU students lent a helping hand to United Blood Services. The university put on a two-day blood drive which started yesterday. The purpose was to get all university athletic programs involved in giving back to the community. More than 80 people donated yesterday and close to 100 donated today. The goal was to collect 300 bags of blood….

United Blood Services: We Need Your Help

United Blood Services takes appointments but also welcomes walk-ins

FARGO, ND — During the holiday season, there is a 40 percent decrease in the amount of people donating blood. The cold weather is making those numbers even lower. United Blood Services is asking for the community to help by spending an hour of their time to donate blood. During bad weather, more trauma accidents seem to happen and there’s…

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

The Salvation Army has fallen short of their kettle goal of $900,000

  FARGO, ND — Frigid temps are keeping people indoors and officials with United Blood Services says they are in need of donors. UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it’s during that time that donations are needed most. With our colder weather, those donations drop even lower and officials say they…

MSUM Dance Marathon Hosts Holiday Blood Drive

A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at MSUM are helping save lives this holiday season by donating blood. A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services. UBS hosts blood drives throughout the community nearly every day to keep up with the supply needed for the 70 hospitals in the area that they support. During the holidays, UBS…

United Blood Services Asking for Blood Donations

They are challenging people to help make up for the large decrease in donations

  NATIONAL — This is a busy time of year with Thanksgiving and the start of holiday shopping. That is why United Blood Services says donations drop by 40 percent during the holiday season. They are challenging people to help make up for the large decrease in donations. UBS strives to keep a five day supply of blood type on…

United Blood Services Gives a Harley to One Lucky Donor

The winner told us getting a motorcycles was not why he gave blood

FARGO, ND — A lucky blood donor rode home on a new motorcycle in Fargo this morning. John Lindestrom was the winner of United Blood Services’ Harley Davidson giveaway. Anyone who gave blood between June 1st and September 9th was entered in to win the bike. The donation center narrowed down the drawing to five donors. Lindestrom said winning the…

Concordia College Organizes Blood Drive for Las Vegas Victims

This was the first blood drive the Campus Events Commission held and they say they may host the event for two days next time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College students are trying to send as much blood as they can to Las Vegas. The Campus Events Commission holds at least one service event each month and had already planned to hold the blood drive before the shootings on Sunday. Concordia’s goal was to have 50 appointments scheduled throughout the day in order to raise…

United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas

In Vegas, the community is lining up outside donation centers to give back

FARGO, ND — One of Fargo’s blood donation centers has a station in Las Vegas. United Blood Services officials say they’ve sent more than 200 blood products to victims of the mass shooting. In Vegas, the community is lining up outside donation centers to give back. Caroline McGuire tells us there were enough blood donations to help the more than…

Save Our Summer: People Saving Lives Through Donating Blood

The United Blood Services Holds Their Biggest Blood Drive of the Year at the West Acres Mall

FARGO, N.D. — All week long you have the chance to help save someone’s life in our community. The United Blood Services is hosting their biggest blood drive of the year at the West Acres Mall. “If there was a tragedy today it’s the blood on the shelf that saves that patient’s life, we need a constant supply coming into…