PLATELET PLEA 9-24-14
Our platelet shelves are currently empty after filling orders this morning.
We are issuing a PLATELET PLEA and asking you to call 601-981-3232 today to schedule your platelet appointment.
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Who needs platelets?
How often can a donor give platelets?
Every two weeks up to 24 times a year
How long do platelet ... read more
Delta Blues & Heritage Festival
Sometimes donating blood takes you where you want to go. A.W. Watkins has never been to the Delta Blues Festival, but it's an event he's always wanted to attend. Thanks to his donation he won the pair ... read more
ReShawd Ellison and his parents, Dimitri and Angela, are no strangers to adversity. When ReShawd was three months old, he was diagnosed with sickle cell disease. Before he was ten, he had already suff ... read more
Pam is a happy, busy mom who fills her life with her family, friends, teaching and decorating. She didn’t think much about illness until her life was changed with Type 1 Diabetes more than 26 ye ... read more
Rachel Talton-Watkins and grandson Kaidin
Rachel Talton-Watkins is 42 years old and suffers from sickle cell disease. Here is her story, what it’s like to live with a chronic illness, in her own words:
"I was always sick as a chil ... read more