January 17, 2013

January Commit for Life Newsletter

Welcome to the January edition of the Commit for Life Newsletter, your source for the latest Commit for Life news and updates!

This newsletter is emailed mid-month to all donors who receive email communications from Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. If you do not currently receive the Commit for Life Newsletter and would like to begin receiving it, please ensure that you have a current email address on file in Digital Donor.

Continue Your Commitment in 2013
Continue your commitment into the new year! In January and February, renew your commitment by visiting our website, pledging to help save lives in 2013 and telling us why you Commit for Life. You'll earn 100 Commit for Life store points and be able to share your pledge with friends and family via social media. Additionally, you could be invited to the photo shoot for our calendar, awareness ads and more!
It's National Volunteer Blood Donor Month!
In January, we honor you - the volunteer blood donors who are responsible for countless lives saved. Because of your commitment, patients like Jordan, right, receive the life-saving blood they need.
Born with congenital heart failure, Jordan received an artificial heart in May 2011 - and along with it, many units of blood. He received blood again with his heart transplant in October 2011. Today he is in college and thriving - thanks to you!
Did You Know?
All whole blood donations are now worth 400 points in the Commit for Life store! The value for automated donations (750 for double red cells and 500 for all other types) remains the same.

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