Scottsdale employee recognized for blood drive efforts

Scottsdale Project Management Assistant Mya Trivison has made it her mission to make sure Valley blood supplies remain in good standing. Why? Because she knows the impact it can have on the lives of people in need.
In 2018, Mya’s father was a blood donation recipient during his struggle with cancer, and her mother, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy, has received several pints and platelet donations to combat the side effects of the treatment.
To help ensure that other families have access to this much-needed resource, Mya coordinated nine blood drives at city facilities in 2023, which collected 239 donations.
“I donate and coordinate because everyone that needs blood should have it available immediately,” Trivison said. “The supply is always low, more so in the summer months, and I would be crushed if someone I care for was not able to receive this precious resource.”
Her enthusiasm for the importance of blood donation, and her commitment to making on-site blood drives easy and convenient, has encouraged her colleagues (and even Mayor David D. Ortega and other prominent figures in Scottsdale) to donate as often as possible.
In recognition of her efforts, Vitalant, one of the nation's largest nonprofit blood and biotherapies healthcare organizations, recently named Mya Trivison a 2023 Impact Award winner.
In keeping with her momentum in 2023, Mya has arranged for the city to host several blood drives at Scottsdale City Hall in 2024, including:
May 8  – 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
July 10 – 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sept. 11 – 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Nov. 6 – 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

These blood drives are open to the public. Reservations are available at the date links above.

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