Reasons to join Canada’s Lifeline

Blood, plasma, platelets, stem cells, organs and tissues are a critical part of everyday medical care including major surgeries, medical procedures, cancer treatments and managing diseases.

There are many reasons to join Canada's Lifeline 

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Reason 013

You or someone you know will need blood.

Blood
Reason 014

Donating blood encourages the creation of new blood cells and the maintenance of good health.

Blood
Reason 015

Donating cord blood won't affect your delivery.

Cord Blood
Reason 016

You must be between the ages of 17-35 to become a stem cell registrant.

Stem Cells
Reason 017

Give birth at the Brampton Civic Hospital and save a life somewhere in Canada.

Cord Blood
Reason 018

Over 80 diseases can be treated with stem cell transplants.

Stem Cells
Reason 019

Only 4 hospitals in Canada accept cord blood donations. The Lois Hole Hospital for Women in Edmonton is one of them.

Cord Blood
Reason 020

“It didn’t hit me at the time, something as simple as swabbing your cheek could make a difference between someone living and dying."

Stem Cells
Reason 022

Organ transplant recipients may also need blood.

Blood
Reason 023

The need for blood doesn't take a holiday.

Blood
Reason 025

Your donation can help someone finally come home.

Blood
Reason 026

It's easy to register as a stem cell donor online.

Stem Cells