Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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So you think you can’t donate? Check to be sure, to help us help patients

November 24, 2023
The fine details and latest updates about blood and plasma donor eligibility may surprise you

Don Shaw’s 900+ blood and plasma donations were just the beginning

June 9, 2023
His family now donates in his memory, and invites others to help boost his legacy to 1,000 donations

To survive a rare illness, this teen relies on blood and plasma

May 26, 2023
Kade Blakely, who has 22q, works to raise awareness of both his condition and the need for blood and plasma

Five ways your plasma helps patients

May 19, 2023
For many, medications made from this blood component are lifesaving

Canadian father advocates for new hemophilia treatment

November 23, 2022
A father advocates for a new hemophilia drug that could help his children. At the same time, we initiate the process for a drug to be included in our formulary.

Happy, healthy and giving back, all thanks to plasma donors

October 31, 2022
Jayden Liuzza fully recovered from a rare disease, thanks to a medication made from the blood component plasma

Plasma donors fuel a sign language teacher’s dreams

September 21, 2022
Plasma donations have enabled Christina Moreau to keep building bridges between the worlds of the hearing and the deaf

First time plasma donor pays it forward in honour of his late wife

May 16, 2022
Jim Taylor’s wife Joan received hundreds of lifesaving plasma treatments during her battle with leukemia

First-in-Canada approach for personalized hemophilia care gets national award

March 18, 2022
Canadian Blood Services and CHEO recognized for their research partnership that supports children living with hemophilia

First-time blood donor gives the same lifesaving gift she once received

December 12, 2021
Emily Hales, 17, recovered from an immune condition thanks to the generosity of donors