This was the best Dragon Con Blood Drive we’ve ever had! We nearly broke the 3,000 donors drawn mark. Our average donation time was 52 minutes from start to finish. Thanks for all of your support and we look forward to doing even better next year! [WB=Whole Blood; APH=Apheresis; 2RBC=Automated Red Blood Cell donation] Totals for Dragon Con 2013: WB:… Read more →
One of the most important events happening at Dragon Con is the Blood Drive. This year, The Heinlein Society, in conjunction with Life South, is sponsoring this wonderful opportunity for Dragon Con attendees to pay it forward. The goal this year was to gather 1,500 pints each day Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Sunday and Monday’s goal is 500 pints each… Read more →
Over the past four years, Dragon Con and LifeSouth have collected more than 25,000 units of blood (25,301 to be precise). During that same time period, more than 10,000 of you have donated blood. We’ve had a good increase in general over the past four years: 2009: 2,012 donors and 5,030 units of blood. 2010: 2,424 donors and 6,060 units of blood. 2011:… Read more →
Take a little time out during Dragon Con this weekend to give blood. For LifeSouth, which serves more than 40 hospitals in the Atlanta area and more than 110 hospitals in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, Dragon Con is a major donation venue.