The Power of Platelets

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:19

If you want to understand the power of a platlet donation, just ask 10-year-old Joni Guay. She needs them weekly and is able to do what she loves the most because of donors.

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Shine Your Light for Kaydin

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 20:47

Life for a one-year-old should be easy. Eat, sleep, grow, explore the world around you. Play.

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Community Asked to Boost Blood Supply

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:05

RIBC asks the community to make an extra effort to give blood and platelets. This is especially important during the labor day holiday week. 

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RIBC Awards Scholarship to URI Student

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:57

The Rhode Island Blood Center announces the winner of their 2016 Scholarship is Madeline Wiegman, a University of Rhode Island junior from Leeds, Maine.

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Big Thinker - Madeline Wiegman

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:09

“I was useless for the rest of the day because I was so excited,” recounts Wiegman as she describes her reaction to learning that she won the coveted Rhode Island Blood Center M

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Type AB Donors Needed!

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:49

Due to summertime donations being particularly slow, RIBC is low on AB blood donation inventory.

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It's Not What You Think

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:11

There are a lot of misconceptions about bone marrow donation -- that it will be painful and that healing takes forever. It's not what you think! Those are myths.

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Zika Virus Impacts Blood Donations in RI

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 10:31

Though Rhode Island is thousands of miles away from areas of the world directly impacted by mosquitoes carrying Zika, the impact has been felt here. You can help!

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Because of Heroes, I Got to Say Goodbye

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 06:40

I will never get to have that laugh with her. But, partly because of heroes who donated, I got to say goodbye.

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