Today, at our head office in Ottawa, we were very honoured to be joined by the Herriott family.

They helped us mark the 20th anniversary of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. This awareness week was created as a tribute to Stuart Herriott, a pediatric organ donor whose gift saved four lives. The legislation that created the week was championed by former Member of Parliament...
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Today at our head office in Ottawa we were very honoured to
“Every day in Canada, more than 4,600 people are waiting for news that a donor has been found. But sadly, each year more than 250 Canadians who need a transplant die before receiving one,” says Kimberly Young, Canadian Blood Services’ director of donation and transplantation. #NOTDAW

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Every day in Canada more than 4600 people are waiting for news

Asking Canadians to answer the call

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Sandra Holdsworth
David Munro
Steve LeDrew
Thank you to all volunteers whose support helps grow the donor base. It also ensures patients receive blood when they need it most. Take time during National Volunteer Week to thank volunteers. #NVW2017
Thank you to all volunteers whose support helps grow the donor base
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Randy Fagan
Leo MacMullin
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services
04/23/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Celebrate National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week with us!

First, register your decision to be a donor at [ Organtissuedonation.ca Link ]

Then, tag your friends and family below. Please let them know how important organ donation is to you! #NOTDAW
Celebrate National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week with us
Sterling Lynch
Patricia Orita
Rosanna Richmond
Canadian Blood Services
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04/21/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
O negative donors needed! Escape the spring showers this weekend in one of our blood donor clinics. Book your appointment at [ Ow.ly Link ]
O negative donors needed Escape the spring showers this weekend in one
Jennifer May
Mike Dempsey
Erin Small
Canadian Blood Services
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04/19/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
A big thank you to members of the Central Community Church in St. Catharines, Ontario, who recruited 52 individuals to #GiveLife over the Easter weekend.
A big thank you to members of the Central Community Church in
Joanne MacDonald Abel
Canadian Blood Services
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04/18/2017 at 17:39. Facebook
Kira is alive today because of blood donors. It’s that simple. Book now to Give Life to a patient like Kira.
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Bashir Ghariba
Derek Organ
MyStory is a place where donors can learn about the people who receive their donations. Recipients can also learn about those who #GiveLife. Visit the site this weekend, and share your story! [ Ow.ly Link ]
MyStory is a place where donors can learn about the people who
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A Q&A with Dr. David Allan, current recipient of Canadian Blood Services’ Kenneth J. Fyke Award.

"Decision-making needs to be evidence based whenever possible, yet keeping the evidence up-to-date and in a form that can be used by patients and care providers is challenging. Our project hopes to improve this process for Canadian patients."

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A QA with Dr David Allan current recipient of Canadian Blood Services
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Gananoque Secondary School and the Gananoque Police Department teamed up today to book appointments into the upcoming Gananoque Community Clinic on Friday, April 28!

GSS Student Jared Trombetta and Constable Lynsay Molleson were outside the cafeteria over lunch today and signed up 15 donors to #GiveLife with the Police later this month.
Gananoque Secondary School and the Gananoque Police Department teamed up today to
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Tracy Scovron
Elly Lambert
Donate Blood Today: Your blood can give someone their life back.

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Donate Blood Today: Your blood can give someone their life back

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Greg Lumley
Gwen Kearney
Thank you to Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! for partnering with Canadian Blood Services! #PlayOn #GiveLife
Thank you to the Associated Engineering Office for kicking off this year's engineering blood drive in Kelowna, B.C..
Thank you to the Associated Engineering Office for kicking off this years
With a small act like donating blood, you can have a big impact during Canada’s 150th birthday! Become a donor today at [ Ow.ly Link ]
With a small act like donating blood you can have a big

Share what matters most.

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Fern Chiu
Cameron Kay
Ruth Carol Isaac
Our Graduate Fellowship Program gives bright young minds the support they need to pursue careers in transfusion medicine. Meet two recent participants and find out more about their experience. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Our Graduate Fellowship Program gives bright young minds the support they need

Graduate Fellowship Program: fostering the future of transfusion science...

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Members of the Island Storm, PEI's very own basketball team, were recruited to #GiveLife in Charlottetown by a group of junior high students from East Wiltshire School. Thank you all for your support!
Members of the Island Storm PEIs very own basketball team were recruited
“There are 28 million adults around the world signed up for bone marrow registry. And there’s about 700,000 publicly banked cord blood units around the world. But even with these high numbers, we can’t find matches for half of our Canadian patients,” says Elmoazzen. “That’s why building a bank that’s reflective of the unique diversity we have in Canada is so important.”

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There are 28 million adults around the world signed up for bone

Umbilical cord blood donations save lives

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Jocelyn MacDonnell
Brenda Crawford
Jessica G Habiak
Is your team #ReadyToRoll up their sleeves to #GiveLife? Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! already has! Thank you for partnering with us! #PlayOn
Paul MacMillan
Thank you 1000 times to Syd, who made his 1000th donation in Calgary last week! #GiveLife
Thank you 1000 times to Syd who made his 1000th donation in Calgary last week GiveLife
Treena Voth
Janet Rhodes
Brenda Best
Jennifer May
Zeba Khawaja
Jamie Bond