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Partner eNews January 2020

Thank you for being a recruitment champion. Whether you coordinate an event 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.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of our partnership with Sikh Nation


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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Since that inaugural event, Sikh Nation have helped save over 140,000 lives through national donation events reaching from Vancouver to Ottawa. They are now the largest Partners for Life (PFL) donor group in the B.C. and Yukon region. During their campaign in 2019, Sikh Nation participated in 22

National Monthly Lifeline Partners #partnersforlife


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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Thank you to our national annual and monthly #Partnersforlife members who share their stories and our message throughout the year. They help us celebrate existing donors and encourage new donors to join #CanadasLifeline. For more information on how your organization can join Partners for Life click

Sirens for Life in PEI


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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RCMP in PEI won this year’s Sirens for Life challenge and were proud winners of our amazing new PEI Sirens trophy. The team will have possession of the award for the year in honour of their victory, returning it prior to next summer’s challenge. The Sirens for Life Challenge, initially planned for

First Responders in Niagara roll up their sleeves to save lives!


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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Emergency responders across the Niagara region rolled up their sleeves to answer the call for this year’s 19th annual Sirens for Life Challenge. This vital summer campaign inspires emergency service professionals to promote the need for blood donation in support of Canada’s Lifeline, while providing

Blood Donation by Sikh Nation


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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“We believe in giving life”, says Bill Kahlon, Sikh Nation champion in Calgary. “The Sikh Nation believe in giving life (donating blood), based on humanitarian grounds we help all others regardless of race.” This group wants to send the message that blood can save lives. Every November, blood donors

Donors and recipients celebrated World Kindness Day coast-to-coast


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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On November 13, KIND representatives sponsored relaxation lounges at Vancouver’s Oak Street donor centre and Toronto’s Yonge and Bloor donor centre. Representatives from KIND Snacks, Canadian Blood Services and recipients were on-site to chat about the importance of donating in honour of the women

Meeting patient needs: securing Canada’s plasma supply


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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The demand for products made from donated plasma is rapidly growing. These products are specialized medicines that are made from the proteins in plasma. They help treat a variety of rare, life-threatening, chronic and genetic conditions. To respond to the immense demand, and meet patient needs, we

Vancouver physiotherapist looks to “amplify his impact” in honour of his late mother


Vendredi, janvier 17, 2020
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For almost a year, Armin Ghayyur spent most of his time in and out of clinics, emergency rooms and intensive care units, watching his mother receive countless blood and platelet transfusions. Meanwhile, doctors tried to figure out – to no avail – why her red blood counts kept plummeting. It wasn’t

 

Help raise awareness and inspire others to join Canada’s Lifeline.

Download our January toolkit for more information.

Download toolkit


Is your network of friends, family and colleagues still looking for inspiration to become blood donors? Check out mystory.blood.ca for hundreds of personal accounts of the life changing impact a single blood donation can make. This is a good source of inspirational material for e-communications that you distribute.  

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