Donor Recruiter of the Year Award was established in 1982 to recognize an outstanding donor recruiter in the blood banking industry.
Nominee must have two years of donor recruitment experience and have developed and implemented a new strategy or program resulting in the achievement of collection goals.
Nominee must have two years of donor services experience and have direct responsibility for blood or platelet-pheresis collections, with a demonstrated willingness to exceed organizational requirements.
Nominee must have worked for a minimum of two years as a leader in either donor recruitment, marketing/PR or donor collections.
Ronald O. Gilcher, MD Award was established in 2004 in honor of the former President, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer of the Oklahoma Blood Institute.
Nominee must hold or have held, in the past two years, a senior executive position within a blood center and made significant contributions to the industry both within his or her organization and in wider capacities.
Nominee must have been a member of ADRP for a minimum of five years and their contribution must have had an impact on the association and the industry.
Media Partner Award
The Media Partner Award was established in 2003 to recognize the support of media in recruiting donors. As partners, the recruiter and representatives of the media work in concert to educate the general public of the daily need for donors of all types.
Nominees must demonstrate consistent support throughout the year and sponsor an annual or bi-annual event on a large scale with blood drives or other donation events.
Humanitarian Service Award
The Humanitarian Service Award recognizes a community organization that encourages the spirit of volunteerism.
Nominees may include a civic or faith group, or a partnership focused on special recruitment efforts such as minority, youth or O negative recruitment.
Blood Drive Awards
The Blood Drive Award is given to organizations that establish blood donation as a priority, either within an organization or in the community. Awards will be given in two categories: most creative and most productive.
School Blood Drive Award
The School Blood Drive Award is given to a high school or college that has shown an exceptional commitment to establishing blood donation as a priority among its students.