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Critical need for blood donations in June


Monday, June 12, 2017
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News release
Low blood inventory could cause issues for Canadian patients (OTTAWA) – National Blood Donor Week is typically a time to celebrate donors across the country. This year, however, Canadian Blood Services is focused on a critical need for blood donations and is urging Canadians to make an appointment

Holiday Give campaign calls for donors


Monday, November 21, 2016
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News release
Donors needed this holiday season to give blood and hope to patients (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services recruitment teams hit the streets today in locations across the country to launch Canadian Blood Services’ holiday Give campaign. Volunteers and blood recipients joined staff in select cities to

Donate blood for Remembrance Day and #givelife in honour of veterans


Thursday, November 03, 2016
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News release
Many clinics are open Nov. 11 to receive much needed blood donations (OTTAWA) – To commemorate Remembrance Day, Canadian Blood Services encourages more Canadians to #givelife by donating blood, a gift in honour of the contributions of the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces. Members of the

To give life, become a blood donor


Monday, June 13, 2016
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News release
National Blood Donor Week reminds us we each have a blood type to give (OTTAWA) – To mark National Blood Donor Week, Canadian Blood Services is celebrating blood donors from across the country who make a lifesaving difference to patients in need. Without the generosity of donors, patients would not

Canadians have the power to give life this holiday season


Wednesday, December 02, 2015
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News release
Wrap It Up Red this holiday season with new ‘I Gave Life’ bandages (OTTAWA) - Starting today, blood donors will get special new bandages for giving life. It’s part of the Wrap It Up Red campaign encouraging Canadians to #GiveLife this holiday season. Blood donors will have their arms “wrapped in red

#GiveLife this GivingTuesday


Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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News release
Your financial donation has the power to give life (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is once again participating in GivingTuesday, designed to celebrate and encourage charitable activities. This year the proceeds of this online event will be directed towards blood and stem cell research. Stem cells

Remembering the gift of life: #Inhonour


Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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News release
Canadians encouraged to donate blood to honour armed forces (CANADA) - We need thousands of new blood donors every year and Canadian Blood Services encourages a new generation of donors to pay tribute this month to the men and women who have served or are serving our country by donating blood.

Give thanks, #GiveLife


Friday, October 09, 2015
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News release
Family of young platelet recipient thankful for the generosity of blood donors (CANADA) - Canadian Blood Services reminds all eligible donors that they have the power to give life this Thanksgiving and encourages them to make blood donation part of their celebrations. “What a great way to give

Canadians urged to signal their commitment to donate blood at MissingType.ca


Friday, August 19, 2016
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News release
Ambitious goal of 20,000 sign-ups underscores the need for new donors (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is calling on eligible Canadians to signal their intent to donate blood this year at missingtype.ca. Earlier this week Canadian Blood Services was one of 25 blood service organizations across 21

Canadian Blood Services joins global campaign for blood donors


Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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News release
(OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is uniting with blood donor organizations across 21 countries to highlight an almost 30 per cent international drop in people becoming blood donors compared to a decade ago. 1 The campaign – first held in England and North Wales by NHS Blood and Transplant in 2015

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