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MLGW honored as 2010 Lifesaver of the Year
February 9, 2011
(February 9, 2011) - MLGW was recently honored by Lifeblood as its 2010 Lifesaver of the Year, which is presented to the organization that collects the most blood among all groups in the Memphis area. MLGW employees donated 763 units of blood in 2010, making it the top donor organization in the Memphis area. Potentially, Lifeblood could save up to 3,052 lives with these MLGW blood donations, as one unit of blood can save up to four lives. MLGW has been Lifeblood's leading donor since 2009.

Located in the heart of the Memphis medical district (1040 Madison Avenue), Lifeblood is the Memphis regions only full-service, non-profit blood center. Lifeblood is the areas leading provider of blood and blood components to area hospitals, supplying more than 100,000 units for local patient transfusions each year. Lifeblood is a member of America's Blood Centers, an alliance of community based, non-profit blood centers. Through its neighborhood donor centers and full schedule of mobile blood drives, Lifeblood provides opportunities to donate blood throughout the year. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.lifeblood.org or call 1-888-LIFEBLOOD.