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.
Life for a one-year-old should be easy. Eat, sleep, grow, explore the world around you. Play.
RIBC asks the community to make an extra effort to give blood and platelets. This is especially important during the labor day holiday week.
The Rhode Island Blood Center announces the winner of their 2016 Scholarship is Madeline Wiegman, a University of Rhode Island junior from Leeds, Maine.
“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
Due to summertime donations being particularly slow, RIBC is low on AB blood donation inventory.
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.
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!
I will never get to have that laugh with her. But, partly because of heroes who donated, I got to say goodbye.