Image During National Blood Donor Week (June 11-17) Canadian Blood Services, together with wonderful partners from coast-to-coast, participated an international campaign called Missing Type. The campaign involved 22 countries, all coming together to support patients by raising awareness about the
Members of Canadian Blood Services’ running team included community members, blood recipients, staff from Bayer Inc, the primary Canadian Blood Services’ sponsor, as well as Canadian Blood Services’ staff, including our CEO. A team of over 100 Canadian Blood Services supporters laced up their shoes
While most Canadians understand the important role blood donors play in patient care, many are not aware of the unique role new mothers can play in helping hospital patients. Mothers delivering babies in Ottawa, Brampton, Edmonton, and Vancouver have the opportunity to donate life-saving umbilical
Image The HOG ® Central Chapter Nova Scotia (CCNS) was founded in 1987 and consists of men and women from various regions of the Halifax regional municipality, Chignecto, Cumberland, Annapolis Valley and Eastern Shore areas. In recent years this group has pledged to be involved with organization
Image The donor relations team in downtown Toronto is pleased to have recently partnered with Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA). As a strong group donation partner, OPA is determined to support blood donation not only in the greater Toronto area (where most of their members reside) but in other
Image The 2019 Canada Winter Games host society adopted a clinic on May 5, 2018 in Red Deer. With planning well underway for the upcoming games, the host committee made it a priority to donate blood together. Waskasoo, the event mascot attended for moral support and brought smiles to many faces. The
Image The story of the tragic bus accident involving the Humboldt Broncos hit close to home for Stu Middleton, from Kamloops BC. When the news broke, Stu was vacationing with his family in Disneyland at the time, but his heart was at home as his personal memory from 18 years ago came rushing back.
Thank you for being a blood drive champion. Whether you coordinate a drive once a year or six times a year, we want to express our gratitude for helping us ensure patients get the life-saving products they need.
Summer is a beautiful time of year to get outside and enjoy the weather, especially with a long weekend fast approaching.
Unfortunately for donors, this also means competing priorities with lots to do.
In the coming weeks patients are counting on you to help keep the blood supply up, please make sure that donating blood is part of your summer plans.