Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Collaborating with African, Caribbean and Black communities to reduce barriers to blood donation

September 28, 2023
How we’re using social science to better understand why some communities encounter barriers to donating blood and how we can work to address existing challenges.

‘I had butterflies in my stomach and my heart was pounding’

September 14, 2023
Jahnis Gillan will never forget her first meeting with the stem cell donor who saved her life

For twins in need of a stem cell transplant, their dad will do anything to help

September 13, 2023
Sanjay Prajapati donated stem cells as a partial match, as an agonizing search for more suitable donors came up empty

Here’s what you need to know about donating stem cells: A guide

September 13, 2023
Donating stem cells can save a life

A stem cell transplant from his mom helped him live to meet his own child

September 5, 2023
Then, less than a year into new fatherhood, Adam Coletta needed a second transplant — this time from an unrelated donor

This bear attack survivor knows what he’d say to his blood donors

July 31, 2023
Colin Dowler would almost certainly have died without transfusions of O-negative blood, delivered by paramedics who arrived by air ambulance

After blood donors saved this new mother’s life, she’s giving back

July 14, 2023
‘I had this sinking feeling that I wasn’t going to get the chance to watch my newborn daughter grow up’

Five inspiring stories about the impact of cord blood donors

June 30, 2023
Join our celebration of Cord Blood Awareness Month this July by reading and sharing these five stories

A couple works together to make a very special blood donation

June 15, 2023
When Jake Chevrier became eligible to resume donating blood, he celebrated with an appointment where his partner did the blood draw.

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