Partner eNews October 2017

Time to be Thankful

How blood donations saved Shannon and Paige Thanksgiving serves as a reminder for us to pause, and consider all that we are grateful for. Recently, Great-West Life, who was one of our national Give Life partners in August, shared stories from employees about why they are passionate about Canadian

National Honouring Our Lifeblood

The national Honouring our Lifeblood event celebrates the people and organizations whose support sustains our country’s blood system, stem cell network and transplant system. This year the back drop for the event was the beautiful Museum of History in Hull, Quebec(1). The event was emceed by retired

National GiveLife Partners

Thank you to the national Give Life partners who share their stories and our message every month. They help us celebrate existing donors and encourage new donors to GIVE LIFE. Read about these partners on Proud Partners September & October Monthly Partners

The Okanagan Sun football team scores a touchdown saving lives!

British Columbia and Yukon The Okanagan Sun football team was looking for different ways to give back to the community, and adopting a blood drive on the long weekend in August was the perfect fit. Bryann, the team’s trainer, is a regular donor and she encouraged the coach to set a date for the

Prairies stampedes its way to another successful Corporate Challenge

September saw the wrap up of another successful Calgary Corporate Blood Donor Challenge. Each year, businesses in Calgary come through to support Canadian Blood Services as well as other partner charities. This year’s challenge started in April and wrapped up in the first week of September with 109

Ontario plays host to annual Law Challenge in Toronto

Goodmans LLP Staff: Back row L to R: Max Laskin, Catherine Rutland, May Chow, Front row L to R: Nicole Iantorno, Elana Mangifesta, Ti-Anna Wang, Angela Embree This year in Toronto’s financial district, Canadian Blood Services held the 8th Annual Summer Law Challenge to help increase blood donations

Atlantic Canada Welcomes Northgate (NGA) Human Resources!

Northgate (NGA) Human Resources in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador became a new Partners for Life member 10 months ago. Since becoming a partner, they have adopted four weeks and booked the LifeBus for 14 trips to the St. John’s blood donor centre. In total, they have contributed over 70 units

We just can’t say it enough…

Thank you for being a champion. Whether you coordinate a drive once a year or six times a year, we want to express our gratitude for helping us ensure patients get the life-saving products they need.


Calling All Blood Donors…especially O Negatives!

Have you donated recently? Plan to? Well now is the time…book today to donate asap.


Every donor has a reason. Every reason is unique. If you’re a donor, there’s a reason why you’ve chosen to Give Life in this way. Tell us about it!