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The Donor


News and information for blood donors

With almost 5,000 donations needed every day, there’s never a shortage of remarkable stories emerging from the world of giving blood – be they from the research lab, the hospital bed, or the donor chair.

The Donor brings those stories to the fore: stories that may inspire you or make you laugh or cry, but should, more than anything, help you to feel proud of the amazing, compassionate, and generous thing you’re doing every time you donate.

Humans of Blood Donation

Humans of Blood Donation - Alan EllwoodWe receive so many wonderful and heart-warming stories from blood donors that we decided to turn them into a regular feature Humans of Blood Donation.

Our latest contributor is veteran donor Alan Ellwood, who reflects on four decades of saving lives.

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