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 027

Stem cell transplants rarely come from family members.

Stem Cells
Reason 028

More stem cell registrants mean more potential matches for patients in need.

Stem Cells
Reason 029

Most life saving cord blood is discarded.

Cord Blood
Reason 030

Leukemia patients need up to 8 units of blood a week.

Blood
Reason 031

On average, 250 Canadians die each year waiting for an organ transplant.

Organs & Tissues
Reason 032

We can all be part of something big.

Blood
Reason 034

One organ donor can save up to 8 lives.

Organs & Tissues
Reason 035

No matter the season, the need for blood is constant.

Blood
Reason 036

Every donation can make a lifesaving difference.

Blood
Reason 037

90% of Canadian say they approve of organ and tissue donation but only 23% have registered.

Organs & Tissues
Reason 038

O-negative blood can be transfused to any patient.

Blood
Reason 039

Financial gifts save lives.

Financial