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Student Blood Drive Incentive Programs

Student Incentive Program

Bloodworks Northwest is offering a Student Incentive Program to students, parents, and teachers to aid in the recruitment of blood donors to Pop-Up locations and Donor Centers this school year. We have Scholarship and Fundraiser opportunities

Student Scholarship and Group Fundraiser
Student Scholarship, School Group Fundraiser, and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) School Fundraiser Students/School Groups/PTAs can choose between either recruiting donors for a Half-Day Takeover or consecutive Two-Week Virtual Drive to donate at either a Donor Center or Pop-Up Location.

  • Individual Scholarship: Students earn Scholarship rewards by recruiting donors to earn money for college expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, or even to pay off student loans. Students receive a Certificate of Excellence in leadership and project management experience for their professional portfolio.
  • School Group Fundraiser: Designed for school groups to recruit blood donors by hosting a group fundraise to earn money to use towards group events, fees, books, supplies, equipment, programs, or related educational expenses. 
  • Parent-Teacher Association* School Fundraiser: PTAs recruit blood donors by hosting a group fundraiser to earn money to cover school’s students’ current and/or future, including following semester or school year(s) events, fees, books, supplies, equipment, programs, or related educational expenses of the entity.

*School groups: An administration-approved and institutionally recognized high school, college, or accredited education institution organization or club consisting of four or more people that is student based and/or focused, tied to a department on campus with oversight from that department, or whose purpose is intended to be a student learning experience.

**Parent-Teacher Association/Organization: i.e., a school recognized association/group of both parents and teachers, with the purpose for this program, of fundraising for expenses related to their school’s student related-programs, equipment, and activities.

Participants must be at least 16 years of age.

Before we can schedule your program period, you will need to gather a minimum number of commitments from people who pledge to donate blood at your drive.

Spring 2021 Individual Scholarship Program 

January 23-June 6, 2021

Program Award Options: January 23-June 6, 2021

Option A – Half-Day Takeover
Students/School Groups/PTAs pick a half-day during the program period to “takeover” one selected Bloodworks Pop-Up location or Donor Center, committing to fill a minimum number of appointments for that half-day.

  • Individual Scholarship: Recruit 25 donors to earn an award of $250. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.
  • School Group Fundraiser: Recruit 25 donors to earn an award of $250. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.
  • PTA School Fundraiser: Recruit 25 donors to earn an award of $250. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.

 

Option B – Two-Week Virtual Drive:
Students/School Groups/PTAs are assigned a unique 4-digit code and given two weeks between during the program period to get as many friends, family, co-workers, and peers to come in and donate at ANY Bloodworks Pop-Up location or Donor Center during that period.

  • Individual Scholarship: Recruit 25 donors to earn an award of $250. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.
  • School Group Fundraiser: Recruit 35 donors to earn an award of $350. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 35.
  • PTA School Fundraiser: Recruit 35 donors to earn an award of $350. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 35.

 

Peak Week Bonus: March 20 – April 18, 2021 or May 22 – June 6, 2021
Students/School Groups/PTAs who host a Half-Day Takeover or Two Week Virtual Drive between during the Peak Week Program Period earn an increased base award!

  • Individual Scholarship: Recruit 25 donors to earn an award of $500. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.
  • School Group Fundraiser or PTA School Fundraiser
    -Half-Day Takeover: Recruit 25 donors to donate on one half-day at a selected Bloodworks Pop-Up location or Donor Center to earn an award of $500. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 25.
    -Two-Week Virtual Drive: Recruit 35 donors to donate during an assigned two-week period at any Bloodworks Pop-Up location or Donor Center to earn an award of $700. Receive an additional $10 per donor after 35.

See the Programs’ Official Rules for a complete description.

 

Eagle Scout Service Project Blood Drive

Service is an important part of the Scout Oath.  “To help other people at all times” aligns with the Bloodworks NW mission of saving lives in partnership with our community.

Host a Bloodworks blood drive and together, we will reach your rank requirements to plan, develop, and give leadership to others.  You will have a perfect opportunity to practice what you’ve learned and gain valuable project management and leadership experience while positively impacting our community blood supply.  That is helping people!

Requirements:

  1. To host a blood drive with Bloodworks Northwest (BWNW) as your Eagle Scout Service Project, you must secure approval by the local Boy Scouts of America (BSA) council.
  2. You must register a minimum of 50 blood donors to consider your project complete.
  3. A minimum of 30 percent of all donors (15 donors) at an Eagle Scout blood drive must be first time donors with BWNW.

For more information, fill out the interest form below.

Interested?

Please fill out the information below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also email us at studentincentives@bloodworksnw.org or call 1-800-398-7888.

Your gift of blood, time or money saves lives.