Who you could help

Your blood saves lives. Your blood donation is an amazing gift to people who need it in an emergency or for on-going medical treatment. 

We need over 6,000 people to give blood every day to meet the needs of hospitals and patients. Find out how donated blood is used.

Real life stories

The amazing stories below show just how giving blood helps to save lives.


Shaylah

Shaylah needs blood transfusions every three weeks to treat the painful inherited blood disorder, sickle cell disease.

Shalona

Shalona needed several blood transfusions after sickle cell crises, including when she was 38 weeks pregnant.

Natasha

Natasha needed 39 units of blood products when she experienced massive complications during an emergency c-section.

Amit

Amit's blood disorder Beta Thalassaemia Major requires blood transfusions every three weeks.

Archie

Archie has a rare blood disorder. He has already had more than 150 whole blood transfusions.