Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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After blood donors saved this new mother’s life, she’s giving back

July 14, 2023
‘I had this sinking feeling that I wasn’t going to get the chance to watch my newborn daughter grow up’

Five inspiring stories about the impact of cord blood donors

June 30, 2023
Join our celebration of Cord Blood Awareness Month this July by reading and sharing these five stories

A couple works together to make a very special blood donation

June 15, 2023
When Jake Chevrier became eligible to resume donating blood, he celebrated with an appointment where his partner did the blood draw.

Don Shaw’s 900+ blood and plasma donations were just the beginning

June 9, 2023
His family now donates in his memory, and invites others to help boost his legacy to 1,000 donations

10 common barriers to donating blood and plasma, and how to get past them

June 9, 2023
Afraid of fainting? Think there are enough donors already? Donating blood and plasma may be easier, and more important, than you think.

This is why we need a diverse donor base

June 2, 2023
A patient’s life or health may depend on blood components, stem cells or even an organ from a donor of similar ethnic background

To survive a rare illness, this teen relies on blood and plasma

May 26, 2023
Kade Blakely, who has 22q, works to raise awareness of both his condition and the need for blood and plasma

Five ways your plasma helps patients

May 19, 2023
For many, medications made from this blood component are lifesaving

‘It’s like everything went from black and white to colour again’

April 20, 2023
A kidney donor made all the difference for Shariq Khan, a college professor and spiritual leader in Barrie, Ont.

How volunteers make all the difference with Canada’s Lifeline

April 13, 2023
We’re so grateful for the many ways that gifts of time help us serve patients