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Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Manitoba paramedics inspire with group blood donation

June 11, 2020
Nearly 40 regular and first-time blood donors joined event to help patients during the pandemic
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COVID-19 survivors bare arms to help more patients

June 10, 2020
This National Blood Donor Week, some of the donors we’re celebrating have donated convalescent plasma for use in a clinical trial to help others with COVID-19
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Thanking returning donors in a time of need

June 10, 2020
After 48 years, Reverend Kevin Cox returned to donate blood to help patients during COVID-19
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‘This is really meaningful work’

June 9, 2020
Through the pandemic, Connie Chan is providing IT support for donor centres, a production site and colleagues working from home
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COVID-19 inspires new donor to keep giving blood

June 9, 2020
Jenn Lanteigne made her first donation during the pandemic, after overcoming a lifelong fear of needles
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Runner and active mom celebrates the blood donors who saved her life

June 8, 2020
Gurjinder Bhurji survived to raise her children and compete in half-marathons because of blood donation
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‘We give the donors lots of laughs and colour commentary’

June 5, 2020
Raj Damhar’s miniature “Thor’s hammer” is just one of his many conversation starters with donors in Saint John, N.B.
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‘It’s really rewarding to be able to help’

June 2, 2020
Tanya Gray works the phone to bring in matching donors for patients
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‘We’re all in this together and we have to support each other’

May 29, 2020
Kerry Parsons is leading a team through the pandemic at the donor centre in Edmonton
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The need for blood is rising, and we need every appointment filled

May 28, 2020
As Canada’s health systems bounce back, so does the need for blood