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Don’t wait to be affected to give back, says two-time leukemia survivor and blood, platelet and cord blood recipient


Tuesday, December 03, 2019
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Philanthropy news
With the stress of exams and the excitement of the upcoming holiday season hanging in the air, 20-year old Crystal Nguyen sits behind a small booth in the middle of her college campus, while her fellow students buzz by.

‘Paying it forward’ through cord blood donation


Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Philanthropy news
Image Like most parents, Jessica vowed she would do everything and anything she could to keep her new baby happy and healthy, once she entered the world. One critical thing she knew she could do was donate her baby’s cord blood. Because Jessica is Caucasian and her 9-month-old daughter Abigail is of

Vinesha


Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Philanthropy news
It all started with a sharp pain in Vinesha Ramasamy’s left knee. An x-ray revealed a mass. As her oncologist put it, it was “the worst case of high-grade osteosarcoma” he’d ever seen. At 15 years old she was diagnosed with bone cancer.

Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank has officially launched


Philanthropy news
Expectant mothers who give birth at one of our partnering hospitals are helping to build an ethnically diverse stem cell bank in Canada by donating their baby’s cord blood.

Loyal blood donor shows there are many ways to give.


Philanthropy news
This month, Larry Till made his 100th blood donation at his local blood collection centre in Toronto, surrounded by his favourite staff and sporting his lucky socks. Meanwhile, the counter on his DIY fundraising page climbed higher and higher, finally reaching 100% of his goal to save lives through

Peel region comes together to learn about the lifesaving impact of stem cells


Philanthropy news
Community supporters and guests gathered at a special event on Feb. 27 to learn about Canadian Blood Services’ footprint in Peel Region, specifically the Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank and the need for more stem cell donations.

‘It’s really inspiring to see your community raise you up’


Philanthropy news
The first annual #DonateForDustin golf tournament raised $17,000 for Canadian Blood Services.

2017 Gudbranson Celebrity Golf Classic raises $47,000


Philanthropy news
On June 19th, National Hockey League players and local businesses gathered in Ottawa to participate in the 2017 Gudbranson Celebrity Golf Classic - a fundraising event to help build Canadian Blood Services' Cord Blood Bank.

Loyal blood donor shows there are many ways to give


Philanthropy news
This month, Larry Till made his 100th blood donation at his local blood collection centre in Toronto, surrounded by his favourite staff and sporting his lucky socks.