Partner eNews October 2019

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.

Join Canadian Blood Services and the Fitzpatrick family in November as we honour those who serve and have served our country.


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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In 2016, Colleen Fitzpatrick was named the 2016-2017 National Silver Cross Mother. Both Colleen and her husband Jim understand how important it is to be a blood donor and an advocate for blood donation. Their son, Corporal Darren Fitzpatrick, was fatally wounded while serving in Afghanistan. He is

National monthly lifeline partners #partnersforlife


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image Thank you to our annual national and our monthly national #Partnersforlife partners who share their stories and our message throughout the year. They help us celebrate existing donors and encourage others to join #CanadasLifeline.

Destination Toyota in BC is your destination for donating blood.


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image On August 1st, Destination Toyota in Burnaby BC , hosted a six bed mobile blood collection event. Destination Toyota GM, James McInnes, lead the event and donated blood with his team. James encouraged staff members and customers to take an hour and donate. The team was also joined by David Lee

The Brick Distribution centre in Winnipeg rallies to join Canada’s Lifeline


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image Once The Brick partnered with Canadian Blood Services, staff at their distribution centre in Winnipeg enthusiastically rallied to support local patients in need. In June, Canadian Blood Services staff met with all fleet, distribution centre, and sales staff at the St. James location in

Over 125 newcomers unite in Windsor to donate blood


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image Passionate, committed, community oriented are just a few words that describe this amazing group of leaders from the following partnering agencies: Multi-Cultural Council Windsor, Unemployment Help Centre, Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women, Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor

Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes Genoa Design International


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image Genoa Design International joined our Partners for Life program in recognition of the need for blood and blood products. As part of this new partnership, Genoa coordinated their first Lifebus event in July anticipating low attendance based on vacation schedules. Image “Genoa Design

Financial gift helps prevent seasonal slump in blood donations


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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With a shelf life of just 42 days, blood is always in demand, but summer and winter months can be notoriously difficult times for recruiting donors. Vacation and seasonal holidays can often disrupt people’s regular donation cycle and lead to a notable decline in donations – but whether its someone

Meet Alexa - NextGen Lifeline volunteer and former cancer patient


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Image NextGen Lifeline volunteer and former cancer patient, Alexa Pickens, is encouraging Canadian youth to join Canada’s Lifeline as the next generation of blood and stem cell donors. Alexa required multiple blood transfusions to survive a rare form of leukemia while in her second year at

 

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

Download our November 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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