How can we ensure that blood is available for all those in need and create a safe and sustainable blood supply for our nation?
The effort starts with you. Throughout this program, we have included references to the Next Generation Science Standards, the latest in the field, making it easier for educators to fulfill requirements and complete lesson plans. Through this program, students will develop leadership skills and a growing interest to support our nation’s blood supply.
If you are an educator, this is a turn-key resource for you to implement immediately. We encourage you to work with your local blood center and your school's representative for blood drives when implementing this program.
For blood center professionals, we have included a complete kit to utilize when collaborating with your local school district, individual school representatives, and internal staff.
Developed through a collaboration of blood centers, an education consultant and international associations representing blood centers, inside this program you will find:
Engage students through:
Incorporate this video into your lesson plans and show to the school when promoting a blood drive. Share by:
Blood Center Resources
Use these resources to help guide your journey in getting this program implemented into school curriculum in your area.
NEW! We released a session from the 2022 ADRP Master Class, Vein to Vein Case Study, from ConnectLife. This session is jammed-packed with insight on how it is being presented, implemented, and tracked with their school sponsors. Take a listen.
Thank you to the following contributors:
America's Blood Centers - ADRP, an International Division of America's Blood Centers - ConnectLife, Blood & Organ Donor Network - New York Blood Center Enterprises - Ronni McGrath, Education Consultant
A special thank you to Johnson & Johnson for sponsoring the creation and production of this program.