Established in 1974, Virginia Blood Services provides related services throughout central Virginia. Based in Charlottesville, Va., the organization annually conducts more than 2,700 blood drives and collects approximately 130,000 donations. It supplies to all the major hospitals in Richmond, Charlottesville, Farmville, Fishersville, Emporia and Harrisonburg, to name a few. Hospitals served by Virginia Blood Services include VCU Medical Center, University of Virginia Health System, Community Memorial Healthcenter and Southside Community Hospital. The organization is a member of America's Blood Centers.