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First Time Blood Donors

FIRST TIME BLOOD DONORS: RALLY TOGETHER TO SAVE LIVES 1,000 new donors needed to give during the month of August in Southern Ontario alone There are currently 425,000 active blood donors in Canada who are instrumental for meeting patient needs; however, because the demand for blood is growing, Canadian Blood Services estimates …

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Be famous, give blood

Did you know that Penn & Teller, Miley Cyrus, and Kristin Cavallari all give blood? I am not positive but I believe that every single cool person in the world gives blood. Samuel L Jackson gives his M%^#$%#%f$%^$%^$ blood.  Morgan Freeman donates his god-like blood through divine intervention and even …

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If you have it, you can give it! BLOOD!

Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body’s cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blood cells suspended in a liquid called blood plasma. Plasma, which constitutes …

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Valentines Day – Give blood not diamonds

Diamonds are forever so why rush and buy them now? Men, if you give blood, the woman in your life will think you are brave and caring. Women, if you give blood the man in your life will think you are as strong as Angelina Jolie and lets face it, …

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Help fill the bank, the blood bank that is!

Did you know that when you donate blood, it is kept in a place called a blood bank? It isn’t a place where there is an ATM for vampires to make withdrawals in between victims. It is a place where the blood is kept until such time as it is …

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132 more blood donors needed to give in St. Thomas this week

Canadian Blood Services needs 30,000 Canadians to donate blood before the end of 2011 132 more donors needed to give in St. Thomas this week WHO Local blood recipient, Steven McLean, is thankful that blood donors saved his life and helped ensure his ability to celebrate many Christmases with his …

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The best present of all….giving blood

Did You Know That It Can Take: 50 units of blood to help someone in a car accident 2 units to help someone who needs brain surgery 5 units to help someone in cancer treatment 8 units a week to help someone with leukemia 5 units to save someone who …

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Santa gives blood, why don’t you?

It is a well known fact that Santa Claus gives blood as well as presents. I don’t know how he finds the time but he always tries to give as much to as many as possible. I secretly think that people who give blood are automatically placed on the nice …

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St. Thomas Wednesday Blood Donor Clinic

On Wednesday 16th of November you can make the different to someone who needs help. Between the hours of 12:30 and 8pm , you can show up at the Timken Community Centre and donate some time and some blood for a very good cause. You might even get a cookie!

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Real Vampires give blood!

Before there were sparkly vampires who pouted there was one true vampire. He wasn’t played by Christopher Lee although Mr Lee did play some awesomely good vampires. No, this vampire first befriended you when you were a small child. He helped you laugh, helped you learn and yes, helped you …

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Give MOOOOOOOOOOO Blood

I was born in Wales and spent the first 28 years of my exciting life living there. Every day was a new and exciting challenge. Every night, a party to attend. It was such a wonderful time. Of course my memories of the time may have slightly been exaggerated. What …

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Prick your thumb, GIVE BLOOD

I used to give blood, but for reasons I will go into on a later post, I no longer do. I had no problem lying down, having a tourniquet on my arm or the needle inserted. I didn’t mind watch the blood (mainly alcohol) squirt out of my body into …

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Avoid being bitten to death by mosquitoes

Mosquitoes as we all know are blood sucking flying things that spoil a nice walk in the country at night. They land on your skin and slurp away. It’s like an open bar to them! There may be a way to avoid this! A scientifically unproven thought is that giving …

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Give Blood – Do Good

Growing up, I wanted to be a super hero but I quickly discovered that a 17 yr old boy dressing up as Wonder Woman doesn’t go down well with the family so I abandoned that idea rather quickly. Years passed and suddenly I discovered my own super power. I could …

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National Blood Donors Week

NEWS RELEASE Canadian Blood Services Celebrates National Blood Donor Week by Asking Canadians to Rally Together to Save Lives Bold New Campaign and Blood Signal Launched Aimed at Growing and Diversifying Active Donor Base St. Thomas ON – 2011-06-07: As National Blood Donor Week begins, Canadian Blood Services is calling …

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