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Tragedy becomes call to action on Blood Donor Day in Washington and Oregon, December 18

The 2017 Amtrak 501 train derailment near DuPont demonstrated that when it comes to emergency needs, the Pacific Northwest’s blood supply must be on-hand and ready – ready for the community. Governors Kate Brown and Jay Inslee recognized Friday, December…

Tragedy Becomes Call to Action on Blood Donor Day in Washington and Oregon, December 18

The 2017 Amtrak 501 train derailment near DuPont demonstrated that when it comes to urgent needs, the Pacific Northwest’s blood supply must be on-going and ready – ready for the community. Governors Kate Brown and Jay Inslee recognized Friday, December…

The deputy of the North welcomes the decision of the blood donors because “the old rules were rooted in homophobia”

The UK government has updated the rules on donating blood (photo posed by model). Northern MP Jamie Stone praised the changes that mean more gay and bisexual men can be blood donors. The previous rules meant that they had to…

Change in blood donation rule allows more gay and bisexual men to donate blood

The changes to the questions asked of blood donors will allow more gay and bisexual men to be able to donate blood in the future. Currently, men cannot donate blood in the UK if they have had sex with another…

Cuyahoga Falls to Launch Toys for Tickets Donation Program

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (WJW) – The City of Cuyahoga Falls is…

DVIDS – News – AMCOM employee participates in organ donation program, bringing new life to recipient

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama – According to the National Kidney Foundation, in 2014, 17,107 kidney transplants were performed in the United States. Of these, 11,570 were from deceased donors and 5,537 were from living donors. Recently, an AMCOM employee joined the…

Pampanga to launch blood plasma donation program against Covid-19

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The provincial government will launch a registry program where survivors of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) can donate plasma for patients in need. Provincial health bureau chief Dr Jay Rivera said in an interview…

Firefighter pushes to revamp Manitoba organ donation program over wait times

A Manitoba firefighter in need of a kidney transplant wants the province to reform its organ donation system, which he says is hampered by long waits. For the past 10 years, Kyle Schmidt has been battling a rare kidney disease…

Do you have blood? Donor centers could use them now

ONTARIO, Calif .– He’s a rare person who has a favorite phlebotomist, but Alan Bleemers is one of them. The 69-year-old retiree from La Verne has been donating blood for 48 years – the last 28 of them at LifeStream…

Mekeni’s food donation program continues through December

Mekeni urges its customers to contribute through its bayanihan pack program. MEKENI Food Corporation has partnered with Caritas Manila and pledged food donations to families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic until the end of the year. As part of his…