News Maker Lisa Wilt on VA. Tech memorial blood drive

The American Red Cross’s blood supply is now at the venerable level.

There are a number of appointments still open for the annual Virginia Tech (VT)  Memorial Blood Drive on Apr. 18.

We spoke with Red Cross Donor Recruiter Lisa Wilt about that and the current blood supply situation in our latest news maker.

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Lisa tells us of the need for donors especially with the upcoming summer season.

She also tells us of the incentives available from the Red Cross for giving. 

Lisa also tells us there is still employment opportunity available from the Red Cross.

You can make an appointment to give by using your zip code at redcrossblood.org this is also the site to look for those employment opportunities.

By using the zip code 22601 you can set an appointment for the Apr. 18 VT memorial drive at that website as well.

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News Maker Lisa Wilt on the Red Cross need for staffers

The American Red Cross is not just facing a blood shortage but a staffing shortage as well.

We spoke to the Red Cross Donor Recruiter Lisa Wilt in our latest news maker.

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Lisa tells us what is expected of these paid staffers and how they are trained.

Lisa also tells us of the frustration of having to turn perspective donors away because of lack of staff especially with the desperate need for blood currently.

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