Blood, plasma, platelets, stem cells, organs and tissues are a critical part of everyday medical care including major surgeries, medical procedures, cancer treatments and managing diseases.
You could be helping a child being treated for cancer, a mother who has just given birth, or a father about to have heart surgery. Every donation you make matters. It matters to every patient and their loved ones across Canada.
When Charles was just six months old, he was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) - a genetic condition that affects the shape of red blood cells causing extreme pain crisis and potential organ damage.