Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Living with sickle cell disease and educating others

September 24, 2021
Ulysse Guerrier works to raise awareness of this debilitating condition and the need for diverse donors

This childhood blood cancer survivor inspired his mother to become a donor

September 20, 2021
Blood donations were essential to 15-year-old Sean Jollymore’s fight against leukemia six years ago

Stem cells without borders

September 16, 2021
During the pandemic, connecting stem cell donors to recipients required extra-heroic feats of logistics

‘It’s an incredible privilege to help save a life’

September 16, 2021
For Joel Menard, the chance to donate stem cells ‘felt like winning an unexpected award’

Umbilical cord blood donor celebrates the chance to save a life

September 9, 2021
After Kelsey Koch donated her son’s cord blood, it was matched to a patient for a stem cell transplant

Why blood donations are crucial for patients with sepsis

September 8, 2021
Christine Caron needed blood to survive her body’s extreme response to an infection from a dog bite

How Canada’s Lifeline supports childhood cancer patients

September 3, 2021
Blood, plasma and stem cell donors help children survive devastating illnesses

Stem cell donation brings joy to a donor as well as hope to a patient

September 2, 2021
Rachel Van Pelt was thrilled to help a patient ― and to hear from them later, in her own time of grief

Celebrating a year of plasma donation in Sudbury

August 25, 2021
Thousands of donors have already visited our new dedicated plasma donor centre. Their support is critical.

Blood donation a family affair for father-daughter duo

August 18, 2021
This summer, Greg Dobbin made his 61st blood donation while his daughter Hilary made her first