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Office 941-954-1600 ext. 124
SunCoast Blood Bank Rewards Young Donors
Fifty-four Student Blood Donors Receive Scholarships
Sarasota, FL-Fifty-four high school seniors from Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto counties were recently awarded a total of $24,140 in scholarships from SunCoast Blood Bank (SCBB). SCBB is committed to cultivating the next generation of blood donors through its Generation Give (G2) scholarship program. Studies show that individuals who are introduced to the importance of donating blood at a young age are more likely to become donors for life.
Since the scholarship program began in 2006, more than $124,000 has been awarded to SCBB student blood donors and volunteers. To be eligible, a student must participate in three school blood drives their senior year, by promoting the drive, donating blood, or helping the day of the blood drive. Seniors who volunteer for SCBB in other capacities are eligible as well. For more information about scholarships and the G2 program, please visit www.scbb.org or call 1-866-97-BLOOD.
About SCBB – SunCoast Blood Bank (SCBB) is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing a reliable supply of safe blood products and services to our community for over 60 years. SCBB provides 100% of the blood products and services for Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Complex Care Hospital of Ridgelake, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota,Surgery Center at St. Andrews Venice, North Port Emergency Room, Fawcett Memorial Hospital of Port Charlotte, Englewood Community Hospital, DeSoto Memorial Hospital and Bayflite 2. SCBB is recognized as a distinguished provider with outstanding customer service and the ability to provide rare blood services onsite. For SCBB donor locations and more information, visit www.scbb.org or call 1-866-97-BLOOD.
Student awards by county and school
Riverview High School
Samantha Weinmann- Smith
Kyle Lee Blouin
Sarasota High School
Cardinal Mooney High School
Venice High School
Sarasota Military Academy
Manatee High School
Braden River High School
DeSoto High School
Jacky Mikayla Bishop