Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Hope and healing, thanks to blood donors and a stem cell donor

May 31, 2024
Blood donors helped Emmanuel Boakye survive sickle cell disease. Then a stem cell donation from his sister delivered a life beyond it.

When Lucy met Claire: A kidney donation story

April 25, 2024
A lucky encounter on social media led a patient in need to the living organ donor who saved her life

‘This newfound control over my life is a big deal’

March 25, 2024
For Emily Ois, ‘antibuddies’ from donated plasma put an end to constant trips to the emergency room

For those living with sickle cell disease, blood donations mean the world

January 31, 2024
Andy Anyaele is so grateful for the blood transfusions he receives every five to six weeks

How a renowned surgeon is helping children understand organ donation

January 22, 2024
Dr. William Wall wrote a storybook that may also help children develop empathy and kindness

A community helped break a world record for blood donation. But it’s not stopping there.

November 28, 2023
Shia Muslims in Ontario continue to come together by the hundreds to support patients

Thousands across Canada may be newly eligible to donate blood and plasma. Could you be one of them?

November 23, 2023
The change affects people who have spent time in areas where the human variant of ‘mad cow’ disease was deemed a risk 

‘Hope on the Hill’ rallies MPs, staff to support stem cell donation

November 10, 2023
Special event inspired by a stem cell donor helps educate Parliamentarians and recruit potential donors of the future

Transforming the past into action for patients needing blood and plasma today

November 7, 2023
During Sikh Nation’s 25th annual donation event, volunteers across Canada remember their beginnings

Living kidney donation: Angelica’s perfect match

October 12, 2023
With a family history of kidney disease, Angelica Rotundo knew she’d need a transplant one day. She found a living donor in her husband.