SAGINAW, MICH. (March 6, 2017) - Michigan Blood recently honored Morley with a Ruby Award for their efforts as a blood drive host.
Morley President & CEO, Paul Furlo along with associate blood donors accepted the award at a presentation held at Morley's Saginaw campus. As blood drive hosts, Morley is the only business in Saginaw County to host six blood drives per year, giving its associates the opportunity to donate the maximum amount of blood in a 365-day period. Morley has hosted over 100 drives since 2004, collecting over 1,400 units of blood.
"We are thrilled that so many of our associates are passionate about this important cause," stated Paul Furlo, Morley President & CEO. "Our associates care about the community, and today's Ruby Award is a great honor for them. We're very proud of their ongoing efforts to save lives by giving."
Michigan Blood's Ruby award recognizes the efforts of community partners who go above and beyond to help save lives through blood donation. "Morley holds multiple blood drives each year," said Colleen Carty, community relations specialist for Michigan Blood. "We are grateful for their support and the countless blood collected to help patients in Michigan hospitals."
Michigan Blood hosts more than 3,600 blood drives a year to help meet the needs of local hospitals across Michigan including Covenant HealthCare and St. Mary's of Michigan.
Founded in 1863 in Saginaw, Michigan, Morley is the largest employer in Saginaw Township, employing 2,500 associates who serve a diverse group of Fortune 500 global clients. Morley operates programs throughout the world from more than 400,000 square feet of buildings on its 25-acre campuses. Morley's product offerings include Meetings & Incentives, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Exhibits & Displays.
Founded in 1955, Michigan Blood is a fast growing, independent, non-profit blood bank headquartered in Grand Rapids. It provides blood products and services for 75 hospitals throughout Michigan and is an established leader in quality and service. Michigan Blood collects more than 125,000 units of blood each year at eight permanent donation sites and more than 3,600 mobile blood drives in 40 counties statewide. Michigan Blood has a nationally recognized stem cell (marrow) program and created Michigan's first public cord blood bank. In addition, Michigan Blood provides therapeutic apheresis, cellular therapies for the treatment of cancer and transfusion medicine consultations. For more information, visit www.miblood.org.
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