Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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‘We’re all in this together and we have to support each other’

May 29, 2020
Kerry Parsons is leading a team through the pandemic at the donor centre in Edmonton

The need for blood is rising, and we need every appointment filled

May 28, 2020
As Canada’s health systems bounce back, so does the need for blood

‘I want to help people get better’

May 26, 2020
Robyn Johnson, a technical specialist in Regina, tracks down blood of rare types for patients

‘I’m proud every day to be here as a frontline worker’

May 22, 2020
Robenpreet Sooch works one-on-one with donors in Kelowna, B.C. to collect blood for patients in need

‘We’re making a difference from behind the scenes’

May 19, 2020
Tammy Whitteker is part of the Ottawa team which processes and tests stem cells for lifesaving transplants

First convalescent plasma donor in Atlantic Canada just wanted to do the right thing

May 15, 2020
Percy Wilbur of Saint John, New Brunswick was eager to give back once he recovered from COVID-19.

‘What makes this job rewarding is knowing it saves lives’

May 15, 2020
Pedro Custodio helps keep drugs made from plasma flowing to patients.

Family gives thanks for gift of time with dad

May 14, 2020
Albert Kardash’s family honours his memory by donating his favourite milkshakes to donor centre staff.

‘An opportunity to dream’ for one young woman with sickle cell disease

May 13, 2020
Stem cells are giving health and hope to more patients than ever, including some with sickle cell disease

‘It’s important to just keep heading toward our goals’

May 12, 2020
Meet Marylee Dudgeon, a lab assistant working through the pandemic in Newfoundland and Labrador