A Big Valentine Thank You!

Thank you so much to all who came out to support the 8th Annual Valentine Blood Drive event.
INOVA was able to collect 192 units of blood – that has the potential to save 576 lives!
Over $900 was raised from our bake sale to benefit The Truth 365 and many walked away sporting gold ribbons and bandanas as awareness spread about the importance of pediatric cancer research and funding.  None of this would have been possible without our wonderful community of donors, sponsors, volunteers, bakers and supporters that help make this drive so successful each year.  We can not thank you enough for sharing your time and efforts!

8th Annual Blood Drive

It’s That Time Of Year Again – The 8th Annual Blood Drive

To schedule an appointment: http://www.inova.org/donateblood use sponsor code #7637 or call 1-866-256-6372

Here is the Sign Up Genius for volunteers link!


Bloodmobile – September 10

Come join Friends of Sadie as we host a bloodmobile and lemonade stand in conjunction with the Burke Centre Festival on Saturday, September 10 in the Knollwood Community Church parking lot (10000 Coffer Woods Road – directly across the street from the festival). Appointments are available between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Free childcare and parking are available for blood donors on site.

Visit www.inova.org/donateblood

Donor Eligibility Requirements – Parental Consent Form – Iron Rich Food (Prep) – ALYX Info

Proceeds from the lemonade stand will benefit CureSearch. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and what better way to raise funds and awareness!


A Celebration of Love

The love shined brightly and warmly on this frigid Valentine’s Day at the annual valentine blood drive event.  Many records were broken as our generous community came out in full force to donate blood, volunteer and raise money for pediatric cancer research.  INOVA was able to collect 231 units of blood – that has the potential to save up to 693 lives! And our bake sale raised over $1500 for The Truth 365.  These numbers surpassed our amounts from all our previous blood drives!

We can not say thank you enough to our wonderful community and sponsors for coming out to donate blood, your time and your baking talent to support this drive.  This Valentine’s Day truly was a celebration of love!

For those that were able to donate at our drive, the next eligibility date for a whole blood donation is 4/10/16.