Tar Valon Blood Drive 2018 Announcement!

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  1. Zen Apiros

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    I plan to donate! When I do I’ll fill out the info :D

    It’ll be my first time donating, pretty nervous but at the same time, exciting.
     
  2. Laithean Cor'dazar

    Laithean Cor'dazar Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    Did you donate already Zen? If so, how did it go? If not good luck! :hug
     
  3. Martinis Clarkey

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    I am so excited that we have so many people donating blood and supporting their local communities!
    Here is an update of how we are doing so far:

    In March we've had 6 new pints donated!!!!! :joy

    Over all that makes our total: 16 donated pints

    It looks like reaching our goal of 25 pints of blood is going to be easy to reach this year! Way to go TarValon.net! You guys are awesome!
     
  4. Laithean Cor'dazar

    Laithean Cor'dazar Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    Actually there have only been 3 donations so far in March.
    Just a little confusion on reading the spreadsheet. ;)

    Also, because we were late in getting the form updated for this year, we only show the 3 donations total for 2018. If you donated prior to March, please fill out a form for the dates that you donated earlier in the year. It will help us see just how many donations we have in for 2018.
     
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  5. Martinis Clarkey

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    sorry my bad D:
     
  6. Tallan Daar

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    Second donation of the year today. My left arm continues to perform well. I was told to keep updated if I was planning to go traveling in Europe during the summer, as there's a 28 day wait after visiting a lot of countries between May and November due to the presence of the West Nile virus. Germany not currently on the list. Hope it stays that way!

    How's it going for the rest of you?
     
  7. Leo Kian

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    Thanks for everyone who has/will donate. It's a much needed and hopefully not too painful gift.
     
  8. Martinis Clarkey

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    Poo this should have gone out in May....

    I am so excited that we have so many people donating blood and supporting their local communities!
    Here is an update of how we are doing so far:
    In April we've had a further 3 new pints donated!!!!! :joy

    Over all that makes our total: 6 donated pints

    It looks like reaching our goal of 25 pints of blood is going to be easy to reach this year! Way to go TarValon.net! You guys are awesome!
     
  9. Martinis Clarkey

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    I am so excited that we have so many people donating blood and supporting their local communities!
    Here is an update of how we are doing so far:
    In May we've had a further 1 new pint donated!!!!! :joy

    Over all that makes our total: 7 donated pints

    It looks like reaching our goal of 25 pints of blood is going to be easy to reach this year! Way to go TarValon.net! You guys are awesome!
     
  10. Karassa Souladrin

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    I just filled out the form for the donations I did in January and May. I have an appointment to donate again in July! :D

    I have super big veins close to the surface, and I'm type O-. The Red Cross LOVES me. :blood2
     
  11. Elania al'Manir

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    On the form it says county instead of country. Is that intentional?
     
  12. Calen Velervron

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    Nope- Corrected. You have gotten me twice lately. Want a job? (serious lol)
     
  13. Calen Velervron

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    Good Afternoon Everyone-

    Wanted to give a mid year update as to the Blood Drive. As of today we have had 11 donations! The top donating member group is the Brown Ajah.

    The rest of this message will be in Brown in their honor. I would like to thank all of you for taking the time to donate. I would like to thank everyone else for encouragement or donating in other ways. If you have not recorded your donation PLEASE do so.

    We will be sending out a randomly selected prize to one person who donated. I will be drawing the winner on 7/1/2018.

    The prize will be a Mat, Rand, Perrin print by A Burgess.

    If one donation can save 3 lives, we have saved 33 lives so far this year- and can do so much more!
     
  14. Tallan Daar

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    Excellent! :D
     
  15. Alenya Al'Roran

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    I'll report the donation I made in March, but I'd also like to point out that Dragon Con is coming up and they're always have a blood drive there. Why not get a free t-shirt and help the community at the same time? I'll be there for my double red donation!
     
  16. Calen Velervron

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    Can you send me any info on this at outreach@tarvalon.net
     
  17. Alenya Al'Roran

    Alenya Al'Roran Aes Sedai Director of Marketing Social Marketing Manager

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    I sure can, Calen Gaidin.
     
  18. Martinis Clarkey

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    Good Afternoon Everyone-

    Wanted to give a late June update as to the Blood Drive. As of today we have had 11 donations! The top donating member group is the Brown Ajah.

    The rest of this message will be in Brown in their honor. I would like to thank all of you for taking the time to donate. I would like to thank everyone else for encouragement or donating in other ways. If you have not recorded your donation PLEASE do so.

    We will be sending out a randomly selected prize to one person who donated. I will be drawing the winner on 7/1/2018.

    The prize will be a Mat, Rand, Perrin print by A Burgess.

    If one donation can save 3 lives, we have saved 33 lives so far this year- and can do so much more!
     
  19. Laithean Cor'dazar

    Laithean Cor'dazar Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    This is a really good article by the Wall Street Journal.

    You are correct Dnae, that if the pan is well seasoned it will transfer less iron to the food. It also depends on the cooking time and what kind of food it is. Even in a well seasoned pan there can be a transfer of iron molecules into the foods. Cooking with cast iron is by no means a perfect fix for someone with anemia, and a doctor should always be consulted to ensure there is not a potentially severe underlying issue, but it can help for those who are mildly anemic that wish to donate blood. ;)
     
  20. Martinis Clarkey

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    Good Evening Everyone

    Wanted to give a july update as to the Blood Drive. As of today we have had 12 donations! The top donating member group is the Brown Ajah for the second month in a row.

    The rest of this message will be in Brown in their honor. I would like to thank all of you for taking the time to donate. I would like to thank everyone else for encouragement or donating in other ways. If you have not recorded your donation PLEASE do so.

    If one donation can save 3 lives, we have saved 36 lives so far this year- and can do so much more!

    Here is how it stacks up.

    Affiliation totals of Affiliation group

    Blue Ajah 2
    Brown Ajah 3
    Citizen/Resident Citizen 1
    Green Ajah 1
    Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb 1
    Non-Affiliated JM 2
    White Ajah 1

    Yellow Ajah 1
    Lets hope for more next month.
     
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